Man accused of hammer attack on Canary Wharf worker and her mum appears in court
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A man accused of critically injuring a mother and daughter in a hammer attack has appeared in court charged with two counts of attempted murder.
Joe Xuereb, 27, allegedly assaulted Canary Wharf finance worker Anna Gos, 30, and her mother, 64-year-old Marianna Hoelinak, in Adderley Gardens, New Eltham, on August 19.
Xuereb, of Adderley Gardens, appeared at Bromley Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Tuesday).
He was also charged with possession of an offensive weapon - a claw hammer.
Scotland Yard said both women remained in a critical condition on Tuesday after being found with devastating injuries shortly after midday on Sunday.
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Xuereb was remanded in custody to next appear at the Old Bailey on September 18.
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