Dunmow resident Kathryn Irons charged with attempted murder of woman in her 60s near town's Co-op store
A Dunmow woman will appear at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court on Friday (August 7) charged with attempted murder.
Kathryn Irons, 53, of Conifer Way, has also been charged with possession of a knife in a public place.
It follows an incident at around 10.20am on Thursday (August 6) when a woman in her 60s suffered neck injuries near the Co-op store in White Street.
Essex Police arrested a woman at the scene. The force says it is not looking for anyone else in connection with the case and there is no risk to the wider community.
Anyone with information is asked to call Braintree CID on 101, quoting incident crime reference 42/119523/20. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.