Officers investigating an attempted murder incident in Butler Close, Basingstoke, have charged a man.

Kyle Butler, 28, from Cannon Close, Ellisfield, has been charged with attempted murder, arson with recklessness as to whether life was endangered and wounding with intent. 

He is due to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court this morning (Thursday, June 30).

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It comes after officers were called to an address on Butler Close at 6.34am on Friday 24 June and found a woman in her 20s with non-life threatening injuries.

The property had been set on fire, but this was quickly put out.

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One officer sustained an injury to his hand and several others were treated for smoke inhalation following the incident.

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