St Leonards man charged with attempted murder of woman

A ST LEONARDS man has been charged with attempted murder of a 31-year-old woman.

Jason McLauchlan, 26, of Magdalen Road, St Leonards, has been charged with the attempted murder of a 31-year-old woman who is known to him.

Police and emergency services were called to an address in Magdalen Road, Hastings last Thursday at around 10.30pm following reports that a woman had been stabbed in the chest and arms.

She was treated at the scene by paramedics for potentially life threatening injuries before being then taken to the Conquest Hospital where her condition is now stable.

McLauchlan was arrested at the scene. He appeared before Hastings Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, September 1 and has been remanded back into custody to await a trial date