A TWENTY-YEAR-OLD woman has been charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm in connection with an alleged attack in St Helens town centre.

Courtney Jade Smith, of Elmfield Close, Thatto Heath, appeared at Liverpool, Knowsley and St Helens Magistrates' Court.

Smith is charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm on a woman on Brook Street in St Helens town centre on October 27 last year.

The case was sent to Liverpool Crown Court, where Smith is next due to appear.

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The 20-year-old was granted unconditional bail at the hearing by the magistrates' court.

Smith will next appear before Liverpool Crown Court on the charge on Tuesday, September 22.