Utterly devastated Katie Price rushed to hospital with ‘split eye’ after alleged attack

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Katie Price, 43, was taken to hospital after police were called to a property in Essex earlier today, according to The Sun. A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently being held in custody.

In a statement to the publication, Essex police said: “We were called by colleagues in the ambulance service to reports of an assault in Little Canfield, 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 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.”

A representative of Katie’s has been contacted by Express.co.uk.

The incident comes days after Katie proudly announced son Junior, 16, landed a record deal.

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

The young star credited his dad for helping him to kickstart his music career.

Katie was also quick to congratulate her son on social media.

In an Instagram post to her 2.6 million followers, she said: “I am so excited, and no words can describe how proud I am of my son signing his very well-deserved record deal.

“From a young age I knew he would be a star, it wasn’t long ago 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 this space. I love you Junior.“

Alongside the caption, the mother of five uploaded three photos of Junior alongside Peter and friends.

Junior also took to Instagram to share the news, stating: “Wow.. where do I start. These past 6 months have been hectic. But I’ve loved every single second of it.

“My dad took me to the studio 6 months ago and got me in the booth at @rebelrecs. Since then, I have secretly been working on a MASSIVE project, and not long ago got a call saying @columbiauk want to sign me!”

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