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Man charged with attempted murder after woman left critically injured in West Bridgford assault

A suspect is due in court charged with attempted murder after officers swiftly responding to reports of an assault on a woman.

Police were called to an address in Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, just after 10am on Monday (25 July 2022). 

The victim was taken to hospital with multiple injuries and is currently in a critical but stable condition.

A man was arrested at the scene.

Laurence Griffiths, aged 41, of Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, is set to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday 27 July) charged with attempted murder.

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Detectives are continuing with their investigation, including checking CCTV footage and conducting house-to-house enquiries, and are asking anyone with information to come forward. 

Detective Inspector Nick Hall, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Our investigation to understand the circumstances surrounding this incident remains ongoing.

“I would like to reassure local residents we have increased patrols in the area while we pursue multiple lines of enquiry and anyone who is concerned can approach them.

“While we have now charged a suspect we are urging anyone who saw what happened to please get in touch with us as soon as possible. 

“We would also like to hear from anyone in the area who may have captured CCTV or dash-cam footage which could aid us with our lines of enquiry.” 

Anyone with any information should call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident 189 of 25 July, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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