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Lincolnshire Police are urging anyone with information to come forward after an assault on an elderly woman in Lincoln.
Police attended an address on St Botolph’s Crescent, Lincoln at 6.13am this morning, after a 72-year-old woman was assaulted in a house on the road.
The woman was taken to Lincoln County Hospital where she is said to be in a serious condition.
A 38-year-old local man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently helping police with their enquiries.
Call Lincolnshire police on 101, or call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.