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Astley man charged after 62-year-old stabbed in own home
2:46pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013 in News
A MAN has been charged after a 62-year-old man was stabbed four times in his own home.
David Dempsey, aged 42, of Kermishaw Nook in Blackmoor, Astley, has been charged with attempted murder, robbery and possession of an offensive weapon.
A man forced his way into a house on Diamond Street in Leigh and stabbed the victim four times before stealing his wallet on August 25 at 5.30pm.
Detective Chief Inspector Howard Millington said: "During this investigation we have received a lot of information from the public, who we would like to thank for their help."
He was due to appear at Wigan Magistrates’ today, Tuesday.
A 43-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender but was later released without charge.
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