NEWS: Police confirm stabbing in Burnham town centre
of Burnham-On-Sea High Street was sealed off by police on Tuesday
evening after a man was stabbed and left with 'serious' injuries.
were called to the scene shortly at 7.20pm, as pictured here,
and an area of the High Street next to Lloyds Bank was closed
forecourt of the nearby Esso petrol station in Oxford Street was
also closed by police as their investigation began.
spokesman Scott McPherson told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Police
were called by an ambulance crew at 7.20pm to reports of a 20
year-old male who had been stabbed in the arm in the High Street."
was taken to hospital with injuries that are serious but not life-threatening.
We cordoned off the scene and an investigation is underway. We
would appeal for witnesses to the incident to call us on 101."
eyewitness near the petrol station told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A
man was stabbed in the arm - he came running into the shop at
the petrol station to get help from the direction of the town
centre. There was blood everywhere."
police cars, an ambulance and a rapid response first aid car have
been called to an incident at the Esso garage in Burnham's Oxford
sealed off the High Street in Burnham this evening
petrol station was also closed as police started their investigation