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Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been bailed

PUBLISHED: 14:04 06 October 2019 | UPDATED: 14:33 06 October 2019

A police van in Fir Lane, Lowestoft, where a suspected attempted murder took place. Picture: Joseph Norton

A police van in Fir Lane, Lowestoft, where a suspected attempted murder took place. Picture: Joseph Norton

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A man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been bailed by police.

A woman remains in a critical condition in hospital. Picture: Joseph NortonA woman remains in a critical condition in hospital. Picture: Joseph Norton

Police were called at just before 6pm on Friday, October 4, to reports of concern for safety of a woman at a property on Fir Lane in Lowestoft.

On arrival at the premises, officers discovered a woman inside who was unconscious. She was taken to hospital and was originally said to be in a critical condition but police have said her condition is now stable.

A 70-year-old man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and was taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning. He has now been released on bail and is due to return to police on October 30.

Residents expressed their shock following the incident.

Anyone with information about the attempted murder is asked to contact East CID at Lowestoft Police Station on 101 quoting reference 60352/19, or alternatively contact the charity Crimestoppers 100pc anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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