A man has been charged after a woman suffered a knife wound in Bolton.

Mark Anthony Lord, aged 27, of Wilderswood Avenue, Horwich has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent, making threats to kill and witness intimidation.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Bolton Magistrates Court today.

Shortly after 6am on Sunday 3 February 2013, police were called to a house on Crown Lane, Horwich, following reports of a stabbing.

Officers attended and found that two women had been assaulted, one of whom was a 29-year-old woman who had suffered a knife wound to the neck.