Live updates



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.

Cornish student falls ill with meningitis

The student is a pupil at Penrice Academy in St Austell Credit: ITV West Country

A student at a secondary school in St Austell has been admitted to hospital with meningitis.

The pupil at Penrice Academy is understood to be responding well to treatment. A small number of other pupils - who were in close contact with the youngster - have been offered antibiotics by doctors.

Load more updates