A 56-YEAR-old man from Pucklechurch has been charged with the attempted murder and sexual assault of a woman after an incident in the village.
Police were called to an incident in Shortwood Road overnight in the early hours of Monday September 11.
An Avon and Somerset police spokesperson said Ashley Joyner, of Shortwood Road, had appeared at Bristol Magistrates’ Court on September 13, charged with the attempted murder and sexual assault of a woman.
Joyner did not enter a plea to the charges and was remanded in custody, pending an appearance at Bristol Crown Court on Wednesday 11 October.
The spokesperson said: “Police were called after the ambulance service found an injured woman at the address on Monday morning. The woman went to hospital, where she remains for treatment to injuries which are not life-threatening, and she will be offered appropriate support.”