Woman, 72, critically injured in stabbing attack

A 72-year-old woman is in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times.

West Mercia Police said the attack happened around 2am on Quay Street in Worcester on Sunday.

A 56-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

The street was declared a crime scene and closed to the public.

Police said in a statement: “West Mercia Police are investigating the attempted murder of a 72-year-old woman in Quay Street, Worcester, in the early hours of this morning.

“A 56-year-old man is in custody on suspicion of attempted murder.”

The woman was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

Russell Falcon

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