A woman is in a “very serious” condition after being assaulted in Burntwood.
Police were called to High Street at around 10pm last night (July 20) where they found a 53-year-old woman lying unconcious on the pavement outside St John’s Church.
She was treated by paramedics before being transferred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.
A 20-year-old man, also from the Burntwood area, was arrested at the scene.
A Staffordshire Police spokesperson said: “The victim remains in a very serious condition.
“In order to preserve evidence the road was closed and police tents erected. The male remains in police custody and the investigation continues.”
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Staffordshire Police on 101 and quote reference 919 of July 20.