Man charged with attempted murder in Barnsley

A 59-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following an incident at a house in Barnsley.

Emergency services were called to a property in Kirkland Gardens, Monk Bretton, at about 7.40am on Friday 18 October.

A 55-year-old woman was found with serious injuries and was taken to hospital where her condition is improving.

A 31-year-old man sustained minor injuries and was also taken to hospital.

Ajit Singh Sekhon, 59, of Kirkland Gardens, Monk Bretton, has been charged with attempted murder and section 18 wounding.

He appeared at Barnsley Magistrates' Court this morning (Monday 21 October).