Fleetwood man arrested and woman seriously injured after assault in Southfleet Avenue

A woman is in a serious condition in hospital after she was assaulted at her home in Fleetwood last night (Wednesday, May 4).

By Matthew Calderbank
Thursday, 5th May 2022, 12:29 pm
Updated Thursday, 5th May 2022, 12:41 pm

Police and paramedics were called to the terraced home in Southfleet Avenue following a 999 call at around 9.50pm.

They found a woman in her 40s who had suffered serious head injuries and she was taken by ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital.

A 25-year-old man, from Fleetwood, was arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in custody this afternoon.

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A woman in her 40s was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after reports of an assault in Southfleet Avenue, Fleetwood last night (Wednesday, May 4)

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A police spokesman said: “We were called around 9.50pm yesterday (Wednesday, May 4) to a report of an assault at an address in Southfleet Avenue, Fleetwood.

“Emergency services attended with a woman aged in her 40s found with serious head injuries.

“She was later taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

“A 25-year-old man from Fleetwood was arrested on suspicion of assault and is in custody.”

North West Ambulance Service has been approached for further details on the woman’s condition.