A MAN has been charged with attempted murder following an incident at the Holiday Inn Express in Middlesbrough on Saturday morning.

Cleveland Police said a woman in her 40s had suffered injuries to her head and neck following the alleged attack at the hotel on Albert Road.

A 40-year-old man was arrested and charged with attempted murder.

The victim received treatment at hospital and has now been released.

A police spokeswoman said: "It is believed following the incident and prior to the arrest, the man was speaking to two occupants of a silver Vauxhall Astra which was parked outside the hotel. It was reported that the occupants had removed a pushchair from the vehicle whilst they spoke with the man and officers are appealing for these people to come forward as they may be able to assist with enquiries."

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the occupants of the Vauxhall Astra is asked to contact DC Jonathan Holborow from Cleveland Police on 101 quoting 095636.