Man arrested as woman hurt

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a MAN was arrested after a police search, mounted when a woman was seriously assaulted in a house in Chesterfield.

The man was arrested after an incident in a house on Tapton View Road at 8.30am yesterday.

Police said the suspect drove off in a blue Ford Focus which was later found abandoned in Staveley.

Officers called for the police helicopter to search the area from above.

The woman injured in the attack was taken to Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

Anyone with information about the assault should call Derbyshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.