Arrest after man seriously hurt in Petersfield assault

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after another man was seriously injured in an assault.

Hampshire Constabulary said a 62-year-old was attacked on Cranford Road in Petersfield, Hampshire, shortly before 12:15 GMT on Thursday.

He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. A 58-year-old man from Petersfield was detained at the scene.

Police said it was believed to have been an isolated incident.

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