Eltham hammer attack: Man charged with attempted murder

A man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after two women were critically injured in a hammer attack in south-east London.

City worker Ania Gos, 30, and her 64-year-old mother were attacked at Adderley Gardens, Eltham, on Sunday -writes bbc

Both remain in a critical condition in hospital, the Metropolitan Police said.

Joe Xuereb, 27, of Greenwich, will appear at Bromley Magistrates' Court on Tuesday. He was arrested in Sidcup following a media appeal.

Ms Gos's mother was visiting from Poland when she was attacked, according to neighbours. Neither woman is said to have known Mr Xuereb.

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