Ulverston care home worker ‘suffers ear-bite attack’
Last updated at 15:23, Tuesday, 29 July 2014
A STAFF member is believed to have had her ear bitten off following an incident at an Ulverston care home.
Police were called to Creative Support in Victoria Road, Ulverston, at 6.40pm on Saturday after receiving a report that a female member of staff had been assaulted.
A police spokeswoman confirmed the woman received serious injuries to her face and was taken to Furness General Hospital. The Evening Mail understands that the woman’s ear, or part of her ear, was bitten off.
Police said a 23-year-old man who lives at the care home, and who is a service user, has been identified as being involved in the incident.
Police said they were continuing to establish the circumstances of the incident.
Creative Support provides services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs.
A spokesman said the organisation was unable to comment at this time.
First published at 15:22, Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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