Tone News has been alerted by a member of the public about an alleged stabbing incident in the Eastbourne Road area of Taunton this evening (24th March 2021).
The air ambulance landed in Victoria Park at approximately 21:45 however police on the scene have refused to make any further comments.
The condition of the victim is unknown at this stage.
Were you in the area this evening? Did you see anything?
Contact Tone News in confidence OR call Avon and Somerset Police on 101
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***UPDATE FROM AVON AND SOMERSET POLICE***
We’re appealing for any witnesses to an incident in Taunton last night (Wednesday 24 March) to come forward.
At approximately 9.35pm we were called to an address in Eastbourne Road.
One man reported he had received facial injuries after being punched and a second said he’d received a number of stab wounds. Both attended hospital last night for treatment but their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Men, aged 25 and 28, have been arrested and remain in custody at this time.
Local officers will carry out additional patrols in the area as a precautionary measure. Although our enquiries are at an early stage we believe this to be an isolated incident.
Anyone who witnessed what happened is asked to call 101 and give the call-handler reference 5221063508.