Man left with serious injuries after knife incident in Plymouth

Police were called to the scene at 2.51am on Friday Credit: BPM Media

A man has sustained serious injuries in a knife incident in Plymouth.

Police were called at 2.51am to reports of an incident near the Premier Shop in the Mutley Plain area of the city, where it was believed one man was in possession of a knife.

A 20-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent and resisting arrest.

The man, who is in his 30s, was taken to Derriford Hospital in the early hours of this morning (Friday 8 April). His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Officers put a full closure on the Mutley Plain area of Plymouth to undertake scene investigation work.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.