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.
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.