Woman left with serious injuries following a mysterious incident in Downpatrick
Mystery is surrounding the circumstances of how a woman came to sustain serious injuries in Downpatrick, Co Down.
An incident is understood to have happened in the Thomas Russell Park area on Friday afternoon where she has been living with her young child for a number of years.
She was taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast for treatment.
A police spokesperson said: "Police are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident at a house in Downpatrick.
"A woman has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following the incident.
"Officers are working to establish how the woman sustained her injuries."
No further details about what happened were available on Friday night.