A 44-year-old man is currently being held by Norfolk police in connection to a violent assault in the Fairstead estate, in the north of the city.

The victim, a 37-year-old man, was found by paramedics with serious head injuries in the early hours of last Friday and has since been transferred to Addenbrooke’s hospital, Cambridge in what was described by Norfolk police as a “critical but stable” condition .

The suspect is currently being held in King’s Lynn police investigation centre waiting questioning.