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Katie Price ‘attacked’ and rushed to hospital with ‘split eye’ as man arrested after fight at home

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Katie Price ‘attacked’ and rushed to hospital with ‘split eye’ as man arrested after fight at home 
Katie Price ‘attacked’ and rushed to hospital with ‘split eye’ as man arrested after fight at home

 

KATIE Price was taken to hospital in the early hours of Monday morning after sustaining facial injuries in an alleged attack.

Police were called after the incident occurred at a property in Essex, who in turn called for paramedics.

Police were today seen outside the property where Katie Price called from
Police were today seen outside the property where Katie Price called fromCredit: Goff
The star called them in the early hours of the morning and a man was arrested
The star called them in the early hours of the morning and a man was arrestedCredit: Instagram/@katieprice

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently being held in custody.

In a statement to The Sun, Essex police said: “We were called by colleagues in the ambulance service to reports of an assault shortly after 1.30am this morning, Monday 23 August.

“We arrived and found a woman had sustained a facial injury which required hospital treatment.

“A man was arrested a short time later on suspicion of assault. He remains in custody.”

In a further statement, Essex police added: “Our investigations are continuing at the scene today.”

A source close to the 43-year-old star said: “Katie is, understandably, utterly devastated.

“She was taken to hospital in an ambulance where she was treated for a suspected jaw fracture and split eye.”

The incident comes just days after Katie proudly took to Instagram to tell of her joy after her son Junior, 16, landed a record deal.

Junior, who is the son of Katie’s first husband Peter Andre, has signed to music industry giant Columbia Records.

Taking to Instagram, Katie wrote over the weekend: “I am so excited and no words can describe how proud I am of my son @officialjunior_andre signing his very well deserved  record deal.

“From a young age I knew he would be a star it wasn’t long ago me Junior his dad and me were going through his contract to make sure everything is in place a right for him.

“Now the future is exciting.Watch the space. I love you Junior.”

Earlier this year Katie became engaged to Carl Woods following a whirlwind romance – with the couple openly talking about trying for a baby.

Officers and a parked police car where seen at the front of the property
Officers and a parked police car where seen at the front of the propertyCredit: Goff
The star had to go to hospital after sustaining a facial injury
The star had to go to hospital after sustaining a facial injuryCredit: Splash
A source close to Katie said the mum-of-five was 'utterly devastated'
A source close to Katie said the mum-of-five was ‘utterly devastated’Credit: Instagram
Katie's fiance Carl Woods posted a picture of him, Katie, Jett and Bunny last night
Katie’s fiance Carl Woods posted a picture of him, Katie, Jett and Bunny last nightCredit: instagram

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