Woman, 51, set for attempted murder trial accused of attack on 63-year-old Bishop's Waltham woman

​A WOMAN charged with attempted murder will face trial in the new year.

Police at the scene of an incident in Oak Road in Bishop's Waltham on July 22. Picture: Tom Cotterill
Police at the scene of an incident in Oak Road in Bishop's Waltham on July 22. Picture: Tom Cotterill

Paula Ayres, 51, appeared at Portsmouth Crown Court on Friday.

Ayres, of Willow Road, Bishop’s Waltham, is accused of trying to ​​kill 63-year-old Julie Page on July 22.

She denies attempted murder and theft.

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A trial is due to take place on January 13 and is expected to last up to five days.

Addressing Ayres, judge Timothy Mousley QC said: ‘The trial is now set for the 13th of January and in the meantime you will be remanded into custody.’