Woman Charged Following Stabbing In Sittingbourne

Woman Charged Following Stabbing In Sittingbourne

Officers investigating a report of a stabbing in Sittingbourne have charged a woman.

Kent Police were called at 7.42am last Saturday (11th November) to Bell Road following a report that a man had suffered injuries consistent with a stabbing.

Officers attended the scene and following enquiries arrested Olive Ripley, 61, of Lion Field in Faversham.

The investigation was then passed to officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate.

Olive Ripley has since been charged with wounding with intent and will appear at Maidstone Crown Court on Friday 15th December.

The victim, a man aged in his 70s, who is known to the suspect, was taken to a hospital in London for treatment where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

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