Man, 79, held over Sompting attempted murder
A 79-year-old man has been arrested for attempted murder after a 70-year-old woman received serious head injuries at a house in West Sussex.
The woman was injured at the property in Grasmere Avenue, Sompting, at about 18:45 BST on Thursday.
She was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton where she remains in a critical condition, Sussex Police said.
Anyone with any information about what happened is asked to contact the force.