A man has been arrested in connection with an assault on a woman in Shirebrook.
Police and paramedics were called to a house in Linden Street shortly before 5am today (Thursday, August 6) following a report that a woman had been assaulted.
A 37-year-old man has been arrested and taken into custody, where he will be questioned.
The victim remains in hospital currently undergoing medical treatment.
Detectives would like to reassure the community that early indications suggest that this appears to be an isolated incident.
Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting incident number 93 of August 6, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.