Man charged with attempted murder following stabbing in Merseyside

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a woman and a seven-year-old child were assaulted at a house in the Wirral.

Merseyside Police were called to a house on Greasby Road in Greasby on Saturday, following reports that a 32-year-old man had stabbed a woman and assaulted a child.

Both the woman and the child were taken to hospital, their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Stephen Farrell, from Moreton, has been charged with attempted murder and assault.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Liverpool Magistrates Court today.