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OAP arrested after Norfolk woman critically injured

PUBLISHED: 14:11 14 March 2010 | UPDATED: 08:48 02 July 2010

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Elaine Maslin

A 72 year old man has been arrested following an incident in north Norfolk village near Fakenham yesterday morning.

A 72 year old man has been arrested following an incident in north Norfolk village near Fakenham yesterday morning.

Police were called to an address in Hindolveston Road, Thurning, at 10.30am to find a 62-year-old woman who had suffered serious injuries and a 72-year-old man with an injury.

Both were taken to hospital for treatment. Following surgery, the woman is in a stable but critical condition. The man has been treated and is in a stable condition.

This morning, police said the man had been arrested in connection with the matter and further enquiries are in hand, but would not give any more information.

Leading the investigation, temp Det Chief Inspector Matt Dyson said: "We are in the early stages of our enquiries but are not, at this time, looking for anyone else in relation to this incident."

Police said next of kin had been informed.


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