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Man charged with attempted murder in Reading


Following an extensive Police investigation, a man has been charged with attempted murder after an incident in Reading.

David Rackett, aged 57, of Scours Lane, Reading, was charged with a single count of attempted murder yesterday evening (20/8).

The charge relates to an incident in Scours Lane on Sunday (16/8) when a woman in her forties was assaulted, and sustained a stab wound.

She was taken to hospital but has now been discharged.

Rackett will appear at Reading Magistrates’ Court today (21/8).