King’s Lynn man ‘critical’ in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, after assault.

12:13 26 October 2012

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2011

Norfolk police investigating assault on the town’s Fairstead estate.

Officers were called to a property in Freiston, on the Fairstead estate, at around 1am where a man was found with serious injuries.

He was taken to the nearby Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn before being transferred to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge for further treatment.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said a crew was called at 1.12am and paramedics arrived seven minutes later to treat the man, whose age is not known.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said the man was in a ‘critical but stable condition’ and enquiries into the circumstances were continuing.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information regarding it should contact King’s Lynn CID on 101.

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