Attempted murder charge laid in Moncton assault

The RCMP say a 55-year-old woman from Moncton is facing a number of charges including attempted murder in connection with an assault with a weapon in the city this week.

Codiac Regional RCMP responded to a home on Gloucester Street on Tuesday evening and arrested Clare Gallagher at the scene.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment.

Gallagher is also charged with unlawful confinement, uttering threats, and assault.

She appeared in Moncton Provincial Court on Thursday for a bail hearing and was remanded into custody.