Man, 44, charged with attempted murder after Dewsbury town centre incident

A man has been charged with attempted murder after an incident in Dewsbury town centre.

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West Yorkshire Police has revealed that Wayne Walshaw, 44, of Mountain Crescent, Thornhill, has been charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon in a public place after an incident in which a man suffered serious injuries yesterday.

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He is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates Court today.

The 46-year-old victim has now been released from hospital.