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Man charged with attempted murder after woman is attacked in Alfreton

A man has been charged with attempted murder and robbery following an incident in Alfreton where a woman suffered puncture wounds to her neck and face.

A 68-year-old woman told police that at around 6pm on Friday, February 5, she was walking in Grange Street when a man approached her and demanded her handbag.

She said that when she refused to hand the bag over, the robber struggled with her, punching her several times and taking her bag.

She was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham for treatment, where it was discovered that she had several puncture wounds to her face and neck.

Lee Greenall (39), of Castle Drive, Somercotes, has been charged with attempted murder, robbery and possessing an offensive weapon. He is due to appear at Chesterfield Justice Centre today (Thursday, February 11).

Anyone who witnessed anything that evening, or anyone who has discovered a discarded handbag or purse, is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident 538 of February 5. You can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


11 February | Amber Sound FM News

 

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