A man has been arrested after a woman was attacked in Feniscowles last weekend.

On Sunday (October 1), police received reports that a woman in her 60s had been assaulted.

The incident took place at around 3.15pm on Eskdale Crescent. The woman suffered serious leg injuries and was taken to hospital.

A neighbour in the street said the woman had been walking a dog when she was assaulted.

A man in his 30s had been arrested on suspicion of wounding and has been released under investigation while enquiries are ongoing.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: “We were called to Eskdale Crescent in Feniscowles by the ambulance service at around 3.15pm on Sunday, October 1, to reports of an assault.

A woman in her 60s was taken to hospital with serious leg injuries.

“If you have any information that could assist us with our enquiries, contact us on 101 quoting log 0963 of October 1.”