A 17 year old has been charged after a woman was attacked with a drill in Strabane in County Tyrone.
The boy is due in court tomorrow, accused of grievous bodily harm with intent, possessing an offensive weapon, and theft.
It's believed the 38-year-old victim is still in a critical condition in hospital with serious head injuries.
A 17 year old male has been charged with GBH with intent, possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and theft of a drill. It follows an attack on a woman in Strabane during the early hours of Saturday morning. The teenager is due to appear in Court in Omagh on Monday.
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Her friend Corey French says she has a heart of gold,
"She's so harmless and there's not a bad bone in her body at all. She's just one of them typical women that would just chat to anybody and have a laugh and have the craic with you.
If anything, she's not confrontational at all in any way and I know that for a fact."