A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was attacked near a Southend park yesterday.

Police were called to reports of a disturbance in Kensington Road, Southend, at 11.45am on Sunday, July 3.

A woman was found suffering from serious injuries and a 30-year-old man from Southend was arrested.

Police closed sections of Kensignton Road near Southchurch Park as they dealt with the crime scene.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "We have arrested a man following an assault in Kensington Road, Southend.

"A woman was found to have suffered serious injuries. 

"A 30-year old-man from Southend has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. 

"Our enquiries are ongoing, and we are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch.

"If you have any information, you can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk. 

"Please quote incident 457 of July 3.

"You can also call us on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.’"