Attempted murder charge

BREAKING: A MAN has been charged with attempted murder after a woman was assaulted at the AO Adult Shop on Palmerin St in Warwick last night.

It will be alleged by police that around 6:40pm a man inside the store attacked a female attendant by placing a cord around her neck.

After a struggle the man ran from the scene, pursued by witnesses.

Police conducted a rapid search and are understood to have located a suspect in the vicinity of Queens Park.

He was arrested and taken into custody before 7.30pm and is now in the Warwick watchhouse.

The 48-year-old Warwick woman who was assaulted was taken to hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries to her neck.

The 47-year-old Warwick man arrested by police has also been charged with enter premises with intent to commit indictable offence and possession of a knife in a public place.

He is expected to appear at the Warwick Magistrates Court on Monday.

Scene of Crime police officers were gathering evidence at the premises last night.

Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

Topics:  attempted murder court crime police

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