Man charged with attempted murder after woman assaulted in Wigan

A 54-year-old man has been charged with the attempted murder of a woman in Wigan.

Monday, 15th March 2021, 1:50 pm

Wayne Ahearne, of Scot Lane, has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear at Manchester Crown Court on Monday, April 12.

Police were called to reports that a woman had been assaulted on Scot Lane, Marsh Green, at around 2.05pm on Saturday (March 13).

The 45 year-old victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries, and is in a stable condition.

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Police on Scot Lane
Police on Scot Lane

A police van continues to guard a boarded up bungalow on the road this afternoon.

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