Police have launched an investigation after a woman suffered a serious head wound in an attack outside a home on Inghams Vale in Pembroke on Saturday.

A spokesman said the victim was taken to the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital forr treatment.

Meanwhile the suspect in his fifties — who is known to the victim — was taken into police custody following the attack.

Now they’re appealing for witnesses and anyone who may secured footage of the attack, which was also captured on CCTV cameras or mobile phones to come forward.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Constable Jason Savoury on 247 1744, or via email at jsavoury@bps.bm.

Witnesses may also call the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number on 800-8477, or the main police number on 211.