Man in critical condition after attack in Stevenage house

The man was arrested this afternoon

The man was arrested this afternoon - Credit: Archant

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after being attacked in a house on Friday night.

The 52-year-old man was rushed to Lister Hospital in Stevenage with serious head injuries at about 9.45pm and remains in an induced coma.

Paramedics and police were called to a house in Foxfields in Shephall after reports of an altercation.

They arrested one man, Gary Cox, on suspicion of assault.

The 48-year-old, of Foxfield, is appearing at Hatfield Remand Court today charged with GBH with intent.

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A 49-year-old woman was also arrested and remains in police custody.

A spokesman for Herts police said: “As this is an on going investigation it would be inappropriate for us to comment any further at this time.”

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