Suspected robber on attempted murder charge
6:00am Wednesday 4th September 2013 in News
A SUSPECTED robber has been charged with attempting to murder a man in his own home.
David Dempsey, aged 42, has been charged with attempted murder, robbery and possession of an offensive weapon.
The incident relates to an attack in Diamond Street, Leigh, on Thursday, August 25, at 5.30pm.
Dempsey, of Kermishaw Nook, Tyldesley, appeared at Wigan Magistrates Court yesterday.
Det Ch Insp 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.”
A 43-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender but was later released without charge.