Man Charged With Attempted Murder Of Basildon Couple

5 February 2016, 08:33 | Updated: 5 February 2016, 08:34

Police generic

A 31 year-old man has been charged with the attempted murder of a couple in Basildon.

The pair, who are in their 60s, suffered serious injuries after being stabbed at a property on Corona Road at around 9.50pm on Wednesday, 3 February.

They were taken to hospital but their condition is not thought to be life threatening.

31 year-old Emmanuel Wright, from Corona Road in Basildon, was arrested and has now been charged.

He is due before Basildon Magistrates Court this morning (Friday, February 5).

Detective Superintendent Stuart Hooper, Basildon District Superintendent Commander, said: "I would like to reassure the public and say that this was an isolated incident.

"The victims and the suspect are known to each other".