Woman, 72, seriously assaulted in Lincoln

A 72-year-old woman is in a serious condition in hospital after being assaulted in her home in Lincoln.

Police were called to St Botolph's Crescent, off High Street, at about 06:15 BST after a report a woman had been assaulted.

A 38-year-old man was arrested in connection with the attack a short time later and is helping police with their inquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police.

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