THETFORD: Man in Critical Condition

Police in Thetford were called to Fir Road after reports of a disturbance.


Detectives have launched an investigation following a serious assault which happened in Thetford in the early hours.

Police were called to an address on Fir Road shortly before 2am this morning Sunday 4 December following reports of a disturbance.


A 65-year-old man suffered serious head injuries and was treated by paramedics at the scene. He was later transferred to Addenbrooke’s Hospital where his condition is described as critical.


A 56-year-old has been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in custody at Bury Police Investigation Centre.


A seal remains in place at the address and officers have been conducting house to house enquiries this afternoon. Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

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