Man charged with alleged attempted murder of woman

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 21st February 2024

A man has been charged for the alleged attempted murder of a woman after an assault in Riddings at the weekend.
Derbyshire Police have issued this update on the incident.
A spokesman for the force said today (February 21): “A man has been charged with the alleged attempted murder of a woman after an assault in Riddings.
“We were called at 1.20am on Sunday, February 18, to a report that a woman had been assaulted at a flat in Greenhill Lane, Riddings.
“At the scene the woman, who was in her 20s, was found with serious injuries and was taken to hospital where she remains in a critical condition.
“A 30-year-old man was arrested at the scene and was last night charged with attempted murder.”
The spokesman continued: “Kain Tailby, of Greenhill Lane, Riddings, has been remanded in police custody and is due to appear at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ this morning (February 21).
“Officers are keen to speak to anyone who may be able to assist in their enquiries. Anyone who has any information is able to contact the incident room directly by visiting this link:
“Alternatively you can contact us using any of the below methods, including reference 24*099683: Website – We have crime reporting tools on our website: use our online contact form; Facebook – send us a private message to the Derbyshire Constabulary Facebook page; X (Twitter) – direct message our contact centre via @DerPolContact; Phone – call us on 101
“You can also anonymously contact the independent charity CrimeStoppers, on 0800 555 111, or by visiting the CrimeStoppers website.”

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