Police officer charged with attempted murder of woman

A police officer has been charged with attempted murder after a woman was taken to hospital.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said officers were called to a report of concern for the welfare of a woman at a hotel on Brook Street, Manchester.

Emergency services attended and the woman was taken to hospital, where she remains in a stable condition.

James Riley, a serving Lancashire Constabulary officer, has been charged with attempted murder, GMP said.

The 27-year-old has been remanded in custody and will appear at Manchester Crown Court on Monday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact GMP.