Lancashire

Preston man arrested after woman falls from Avenham flats

Sandown Court in Avenham, Preston Image copyright Google
Image caption The 25-year-old was left in a critical condition after falling from Sandown Court in Avenham

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman fell from the eighth floor of a block of flats.

The 25-year-old suffered serious injuries after falling from Sandown Court in Avenham, Preston, shortly before 08:00 BST, police said.

She was taken to Royal Preston Hospital, where her condition is described as critical.

A 29-year-old man from Preston was arrested and remains in custody.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said the incident was being treated as "unexplained".

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