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Attempted murder arrest over Chipping Norton stabbing

Hailey Avenue
Image caption The woman was found seriously injured at a house in Hailey Avenue, Chipping Norton

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman in her 70s was stabbed.

The victim was found with stab wounds at a property in Hailey Avenue, Chipping Norton, on Monday.

She suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital where she remains in a stable condition, Thames Valley Police said.

A 44-year-old man arrested on suspicion of GBH on Monday has been re-arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

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The force is appealing for witnesses to what it believes is an "isolated incident".

Hailey Avenue was closed while house-to-house enquiries took place but has since reopened.

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