Care assistant held on suspicion of attempted murder at Liverpool hospital
An inquiry is under way after a hospital worker was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
The 31-year-old man was held after police were contacted by staff at Broadgreen Hospital in Liverpool on July 22.
A spokeswoman for Merseyside Police said: “We can confirm that a 31-year-old male care assistant has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an incident at Broadgreen Hospital.
“Merseyside Police were contacted by staff at the hospital at 7.25pm on Sunday July 22 and an investigation is under way.
“The man has been released on conditional bail until August 17.”
The Liverpool Echo newspaper reported the alleged victim was a 79-year-old female patient who has since been transferred to a nursing home in the city.
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