UPDATE: Police seek extra time to question attempted murder suspect

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A 54-YEAR-OLD man from Daventry remains in custody in connection with an attempted murder in town on Wednesday.

The man was arrested in Howe Crescent, on the town’s Southbrook estate, on Wednesday morning.

Today (Thursday) police said they were seeking a superintendent’s extension is being sought which will enable officers further time to question the man.

The victim, a woman also aged 54, sustained serious injuries which are not life threatening.