A WEST Drayton man has been charged after allegedly attacking a man with a machete in Bournemouth.
52-year-old Robert Palmer appeared at Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court on October 29 charged with attempted murder.
Police were called at 3.20am on Sunday October 25 to reports of a serious assault at an address on Beaufort Road, Bournemouth.
A Dorset Police spokeswoman said: “A man in his 40s suffered serious neck injuries after he was allegedly attacked with a machete and was taken to hospital for treatment. His injuries are not life threatening.”
Dorset police arrested Palmer on suspicion of attempted murder in the early hours of October 25. After appearing at Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court, he was remanded into custody and will next appear at Winchester Crown Court on November 2.
A 50-year-old woman, from Bournemouth, was also arrested on October 28 in connection with the attack and has been released on police bail until the beginning of January.