Man airlifted to hospital from ferry

A man was airlifted to hospital from a passenger ferry off the coast of Norfolk in the early hours of today .A coastguard spokesman said the man had suffered 'moderate to serious' injuries following a suspected assault and was evacuated by RAF helicopter from the Pride of Hull ferry which was bound for the Netherlands at around 2am.

A man was airlifted to hospital from a passenger ferry off the coast of Norfolk in the early hours of today .

A coastguard spokesman said the man had suffered 'moderate to serious' injuries following a suspected assault and was evacuated by RAF helicopter from the Pride of Hull ferry which was bound for the Netherlands at around 2am. The man was flown to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for treatment.