Police have arrested a man following an incident in Paignton at the weekend.
Emergency services were called to reports of a disturbance on Church Street at around 1am on Sunday 25 June.
A woman in her 50’s was found unconcious on the street with serious, life-threatening injuries.
The woman was taken to Derriford, where she remains in a critical but stable condition.
Detective Sergeant Martin Key said: “We are investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident and scene guards remain in place.
“We have arrested a 60-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder; He remains in police custody and awaits questioning.
“Whilst we will keep an open mind as the investigation progresses, at this point we are not looking for anyone else in connection to this matter.”
DS Key added: “We are appealing for witnesses and would like to hear from anyone who was in the Church Street area overnight, or anyone who may have any information that could aid the investigation.
“We would also like to hear from anyone with CCTV, Doorbell camera or dashcam footage of the area that could assist.”
Please contact the police quoting Case Reference 50230177850.
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