A 72-year-old woman is in a critical condition after being stabbed multiple times.
West Mercia Police said the attack happened in Quay Street, Worcester, at around 2am on Sunday.
A 56-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
West Mercia Police is investigating the attempted murder of a 72 year old woman in Quay Street, Worcester, earlier today.The victim suffered multiple stab wounds shortly after 2am.A 56 year old man is in custody on suspicion of attempted murder.https://t.co/XA0Z3vlhn0 pic.twitter.com/my7l8orHyO
— West Mercia Police (@WMerciaPolice) May 7, 2023
The street has been declared a crime scene and has been closed to the public.
Police said in a statement: “West Mercia Police is 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 male is in custody on suspicion of attempted murder.”
The woman was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.