Male charged after stabbing victim

Police have charged a 38-year-old male from Wonthella after stabbing a female a number of times in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

At about 3am on Tuesday, 15 April, a 38 year old female victim was at residence in Augustus Street, when a male offender who was known to the victim, went to the address.

Police will allege, the offender gained entry to the house without consent before stabbing the victim a number of times causing significant injuries.

The male was arrested and was subsequently charged with;

1 x Aggravated Burglary 1 x Attempt to Unlawfully Kill

The offender faced Geraldton Magistrates Court on 15 April 2014 and was remanded in custody to reappear by video link on Tuesday 22 April 2014.

The victim is in a current stable condition, requiring further medical treatment for her injuries.