A carer has denied attacking a 90-year-old grandmother with a kitchen knife in her own home .

Abosede Adeyinka, 52, appeared before the Old Bailey on Tuesday May 30 accused attempted murder.

The defendant also faced an alternative charge of wounding with intent and possessing a kitchen knife at the scene of the alleged attack in Lilac Place, Yiewsley on April 27.

A tent has been put up outside what is believed to be the 90-year-old victim's home

Yiewsley attack: Carer charged with attempted murder of 90-year-old grandmother

Adeyinka, of Hayes, spoke only to confirm her name and enter not guilty pleas to all the charges.

The mother-of-three will reappear for a six-day trial on October 23.

Police had been called to the home on the evening of April 27 following reports of an elderly woman being assaulted.

The victim had suffered a stab wound to the neck and serious head injuries "consistent with blunt force trauma", police had said.

The victim spent a month in hospital before being discharged.

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