A MAN has been charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon after a hammer attack in a Herefordshire town.

The incident happened in the Nisa store in High Street, Kington, on July 22, where a woman was assaulted with a hammer.


Alexander Stone, 37, of Bridge Street, Kington was arrested on Friday and charged on Saturday.

He is remanded in custody to appear at Kidderminster Magistrates' Court on Monday (July 25).