Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

20 July 2018, 09:24

Devon & Cornwall police car

A man's been arrested after an elderly woman was attacked in Par.

Police say they're investigating a serious assault in Par. It happened on the 19th July.

An elderly woman suffered life-threatening injuries. 

Officers were called to Pembroke Close in Par at 2.10pm and found an 81-year-old woman who had been assaulted in the street. 

She was taken Treliske Hospital with life threatening head injuries. She was later transferred to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth where she remains in a critical condition.

A 69-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and he remains in custody. 

Police are reassuring the public that this is an isolated incident.

Anyone who saw what happened or has information to assist with the investigation is asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by phone on 101, quoting crime reference CR/065003/18.