Man arrested after hammer attack in Worksop
A man has been arrested after a woman was attacked with a hammer in a Nottinghamshire town.
The 25-year-old woman was attacked while walking on her own along Plantation Hill, in Worksop, at about 04:00 BST on Sunday.
The woman sustained head injuries but is out of hospital and recovering at home. Her Apple iPhone was stolen.
The 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of robbery and remains in police custody.
Detectives want to talk to two men who were in a pale blue Volkswagen Polo, near the bottom of Kilton Hill, who spoke to the woman at around 03:40 BST.
Nottinghamshire Police also want to trace two other people seen on CCTV, who stopped opposite the One Stop convenience store in Kilton Hill at about 03:45 BST.
Det Insp Ash Wilson said: "This was a very serious and highly unusual incident. It is very rare that something of this nature should occur anywhere in Nottinghamshire."
He added that there will be a more visible presence of uniformed officers in the area.