Hereford stabbings

Two men have been seriously injured after they were stabbed in Hereford on Tuesday. West Mercia Police say five people have been arrested and remain in custody.

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Woman detained under Mental Health Act following stabbings in Hereford

A woman who was arrested in connection with two stabbings that happened in Hereford on Tuesday has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

The woman, who is in her 30s, has been taken to a secure unit outside of Herefordshire where she will be continually assessed.

Four men, all in their 40s, who were also arrested in connection with the attacks remain in police custody. An extension for their detention was granted at Hereford Magistrates Court earlier today.

The two victims remain in hospital.

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