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Two people in hospital after stabbing in St Dennis

A man was found with a knife at the house in St Dennis. Credit: PA Images

Two people are in hospital after a serious assault in Cornwall.

Police and paramedics were called to a house in Robartes Road in St Dennis, near St Austell on Saturday 6 April.

When officers arrived they found a man with a knife and used a taser to disarm him.

A man in his 60s, was taken to Derriford Hospital with serious injuries, where he remains under police guard.

Meanwhile, a woman in her 80s who also has serious injuries, was taken to Derriford Hospital by air ambulance.

Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with their investigation, but are appealing for witnesses.

The incident has been referred to the Independent Office of Police Conduct (IOPC) for their consideration.

Boy riding scooter dies after being hit by car in Plymouth

The boy was on a scooter when the collision happened on Sandy Road. Credit: ITV News

A 13-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car in Plymouth.

The boy was on a scooter when the collision happened on Sandy Road in Plympton at around 8.23pm on Tuesday 3 April.

The boy, who lives locally, was pronounced dead at Derriford Hospital. His next of kin have been informed.

A 29-year-old man in a BMW, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in police custody.

The road was closed while a forensic examination took place. Specialist road traffic collision investigators attended and officers are trying to work out the circumstances leading up to the collision.

Devon and Cornwall Police are asking anyone who may have any information to call 101.

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