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Man, 72, on bail over stabbing

PUBLISHED: 08:43 17 March 2010 | UPDATED: 11:14 07 July 2010

Ian Clarke

A 72-year-old man has been released on bail after being questioned over an incident at an isolated rural cottage in which a 62-year-old woman was found critically injured with stab wounds.

A 72-year-old man has been released on bail after being questioned over an incident at an isolated rural cottage in which a 62-year-old woman was found critically injured with stab wounds.

The woman - believed to be his wife - was taken by air ambulance to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital where she underwent surgery following Saturday morning's incident.

Police said her condition was improving in hospital.

The man was also found at the scene with a stab wound and was arrested and later released on bail while inquiries continue.

The home, at Hindolveston Road, Thurning, between Fakenham and Aylsham, was sealed off by police while they carried out investigations at the scene.


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