Par assault: Man bailed by police

23 July 2018, 14:27 | Updated: 23 July 2018, 14:31

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Police investigating a serious assault on an elderly women in Par have released a man on bail.

The 81-year-old was was attacked in Pembroke Close earlier this month, she was taken to hospital with head injuries and remains in a critical but stable condition. 

A 69-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and has been bailed until the 17th August. 

The man was sectioned under the Mental Health Act and currently remains in a secure unit. 

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

Anyone who witnessed the incident 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.