Man stabbed in Chickerell

Man stabbed in Chickerell

Published by Maria Greenwood at 7:51am 9th December 2019.

A man's been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing in Chickerell.

The incident happened around 5.01pm yesterday afternoon (Sunday 8 December ) in School Close in Chickerell.

The injured man is reported to have been stabbed by a man, who then left the scene in the company of a woman. 

The woman is also believed to have assaulted a member of the public who came to the injured man's assistance. 

School Close, Chickerell
School Close, Chickerell

'Search and arrests' 

Officers carried out a search of the area, a woman was found and was reported to be in possession of a knife.

She was arrested on suspicion of possessing a knife or bladed article and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

Following further searches and enquiries, a male suspect was found in the area and arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and further offences.

Both are helping detectives with their enquiries.

The injured man was taken to hospital for treatment to injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.