Woman found with life-threatening injuries in Bristol park

It happened in Victoria Park, Bedminster.

A woman remains seriously ill in hospital after she was found with head injuries in a park in Bristol.

An Avon and Somerset Police officer found the woman, who is in her 30s, near Mrs Brown's Cafe in Victoria Park, Bedminster, just after 6am on Sunday 25 October.

In a statement police said the woman could have been assaulted, but they are "keeping an open mind" as to how she suffered the injuries.

Police are continuing to review CCTV footage to help them determine what happened and still want to hear from any witnesses.

In its latest update, the force said the woman is still in hospital but is said to be making a good recovery.

DS Nicholas Lawson said: "On Sunday the priority of both police and paramedics was first and foremost the woman’s health and we’re glad to hear her condition is improving.

"Our investigation has centred on trying to piece together how she was injured and we continue to keep an open mind as to whether she was assaulted. We've conducted house-to-house enquiries and are reviewing CCTV footage from the surrounding area.

"We're grateful to everyone who have come forward with information so far, but would ask anyone who was in the area on Sunday morning to contact us, if they haven't already."

Witnesses can call 101, or contact the police online, using reference 5220241761.