Peterborough Attack: Five Held

3 October 2011, 16:14 | Updated: 3 October 2011, 16:19

Five people have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was attacked in Peterborough.

The 56 year old man was seriously assaulted and collapsed in a house in Lincoln Road at 10:30pm on Saturday evening (1st October).

The victim remains in a critical condition in hospital.

A 51 year old woman and a 35 year old man were arrested in Peterborough on Sunday night (2nd October).

Two men, aged 51 and 21, and a 40 year old woman were arrested in Boston in Lincolnshire today.

All five suspects are being questioned by Police at Thorpe Wood Police Station.