Heart attack woman '˜wasn't attacked after all'

A man arrested when a woman suffered a heart attack after a suspected assault has been released without charge after police decided the victim was not attacked after all.

Tuesday, 24th May 2016, 3:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 24th May 2016, 4:18 pm
Wigan Infirmary

Officers and an ambulance were called to Bradshaigh House, off Wigan Lane, last Wednesday to find a woman of 44 had suffered a cardiac arrest.

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She was taken to Wigan Infirmary where her condition was described as critical but stable.

A man was arrested on suspicion of causing her grievous bodily harm with intent. But further investigations concluded that she was not assaulted.

Det Insp Graham Atherton said: “Following further enquiries we have released a 54-year-old man without any further action. The 44-year-old woman has been suffering from a medical condition and remains in hospital. We wish her a speedy recovery.”