Serving Lancashire Police Officer Charged With Attempted Murder

A serving Lancashire Police officer has been charged with attempted murder following an incident on Thursday at a Manchester hotel. The officer has been remanded in custody and will appear in court on Monday.

Lancashire Police officer James Riley, 27, has been charged with attempted murder
Lancashire Police officer James Riley, 27, has been charged with attempted murder

Emergency services attended an incident at a city centre hotel in Brook Street, Manchester, at around 11:30pm on Thursday over concerns for the welfare of a woman, who was taken to hospital.


Police haven't released any details as to why the woman was taken to hospital, however, she is said to be in a stable condition.


27-year-old serving Lancashire Police officer James Riley has been charged with attempted murder.



He has been remanded into custody and will appear at Manchester Crown Court on Monday.


A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said: "James Riley, 27, a serving Lancashire police officer, has been charged with attempted murder. At approximately 11.30pm on Thursday 10 November 2022, police 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. Riley has been remanded in custody and will next appear at Manchester Crown Court on Monday 14 November 2022."


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