Scours Lane stabbing: Man charged with attempted murder

A MAN has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing in Reading.

After a Thames Valley Police (TVP) investigation, David Rackett, aged 57, of Scours Lane, Reading, was charged with a single count of attempted murder yesterday evening (August 20).

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The charge relates to an attack which happened in Scours Lane on Sunday (August 16) when a woman in her forties was assaulted and stabbed.

She was taken to hospital but has now been discharged.

Rackett will appear at Reading Magistrates’ Court today (August 21).

Reading Chronicle