Man charged with attempted murder after town centre incident


Police investigating an incident in Dewsbury town centre yesterday (Friday) in which a man suffered serious injuries have charged a man with attempted murder.

Wayne Walshaw, 44, of Mountain Crescent, Thornhill, was also charged with possession of a weapon in a public place.

He is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates Court today (Saturday).

The 46-year-old victim has now been released from hospital.