An elderly woman has been taken to hospital with significant injuries after an assault at a residential property in Bexhill.

Police were called to a property in York Road, Bexhill, at around 7.30pm on Wednesday (November 29) to a report of a woman having been assaulted.

Sussex Police officers attended the scene. The Argus: Investigators in BexhillInvestigators in Bexhill (Image: Sussex News and Pictures)

The victim, a woman in her 70s, was taken to hospital by the ambulance service with significant, but not life-threatening, injuries.

A 52-year-old man from Bexhill was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and remains in custody at this time.

An investigation is ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident.