Man arrested after three stabbed in Torpoint incident

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Police were called to a property in Torpoint on Sunday 10 September.

Three people have sustained stabs wounds in an incident at a property in Devon.

Devon and Cornwall Police were called to a property in Torpoint at around 11:30am on Sunday 10 September.

Witnesses report seeing multiple emergency service vehicles on the ground, and the air ambulance flying above.

A 20-year-old man, from Torpoint, has been arrested on suspicion of three counts of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Three people were injured inside the property.

A teenage boy and a man in his 70s sustained serious injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment. Their injuries are not currently being treated as life-threatening.

A woman, in her 60s, sustained injuries and did not require hospital treatment.

Detective Inspector Ian Jolliff said: “All parties are believed to be known to each other and we are treating this as a contained and isolated incident.

“We are not seeking anyone else in connection to this matter.

“Emergency services still remain in their area whilst enquiries are ongoing.”