A woman has been charged after a man was knocked over by a car.

Police were called to Cattle Street in Great Harwood on Saturday evening following reports of an incident, in which they believed a man had been assaulted.

However, when they arrived they found the man had actually been knocked over by a car. 

A 35-year-old woman was initially arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm in relation to the incident, but was then charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving, along with four other offences. 

Shula Baron, of Whitehead Street, Rawtenstall, was remanded into custody to appear before magistrates in Preston this morning (Monday, February 26).

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: "We were called at 6.42pm on Saturday, February 24, to Cattle Street, Great Harwood, to a report of an assault.

"Officers attended and found a man had been in collision with a car.

"A 35-year-old woman was arrested at the scene on suspicion of section 18 wounding.

"Following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service, we have charged Shula Baron, 35, of Whitehead Street, Rawtenstall, with causing serious injury by dangerous driving, intentional strangulation, stalking involving serious alarm/distress, and two offences of assault.

"She has been remanded to appear before Preston Magistrates Court today (February 26)."