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Blackpool man allegedly attempted to kill his own mother

The woman remains at Preston Royal Infirmary after suffering attacks to her head and chest

A man has appeared at court charged with the attempted murder of his own mother.

Bartosz Pokorski was remanded in custody by District Judge Jane Goodwin sitting at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

The 23-year-old from Hornby Road,Blackpool is accused of inflicting stab wounds to his mother’s head and chest on Saturday.

The accused  is alleged  to  have flagged down a police vehicle near the junction of Hornby Road and Whitegate Drive on Saturday and told officers his mother had been attacked.

Justyna Pokorski was flown by air ambulance to Preston Royal Infirmary for treatment to her wounds where she remains.

Her son was sent for trial at Preston Crown Court where he will appear on February 12.

His lawyer Gary McAnulty did not make an application for bail

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