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Three men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

A 35-year-old man, was allegedly attacked in an alleyway in the early hours of Saturday morning. Credit: ITV News

There are reports of an attempted murder in Crediton after a man suffered life-threatening injuries at the weekend.

A 35-year-old man, was allegedly attacked in an alleyway at The Burrowe in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The victim from Crediton suffered neck and facial injuries and was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, where he is reported to be in a stable condition.

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and have been taken into custody at a police station, Exeter.

Devon and Cornwall Police are appealing for witnesses.

Enquiries are ongoing into this isolated incident. We are keen to speak to any witnesses who were in the area at the time and anyone who has any knowledge of how the injuries were sustained.

– Simon Davey, Detective Sergeant