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Serious assault near St Austell

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One man has been charged

Police and paramedics were called to an address in Robartes Road, St Dennis near St Austell, at around 8.25am on Saturday 6 April, following reports of a serious assault. 

A woman in her 80s was taken to Derriford hospital by air ambulance to be treated for serious injuries where she remains.

Police have since charged Derrick May, aged 60, of Robartes Road, with attempted murder.

He appeared at Bodmin Magistrates Court on Friday 12 April where he was remanded in custody to appear at Truro Crown Court on Thursday 18 April.

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