bailed after stabbing in Burnham-On-Sea High Street
arrested a woman and she was later released on bail, pending further
investigations following a stabbing in Burnham-On-Sea's High Street
on Tuesday, which left a man with 'serious' injuries.
sealed off an area of the High Street next to Lloyds Bank at 7.20pm,
as pictured, after the 20 year-old man was attacked in a domestic
ran along nearby Princess Street to the Esso petrol station where
staff contacted police.
petrol station was also sealed off by police as officers began
their investigation. Forensics officers were seen gathering evidence
in the High Street.
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 having 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 confirmed: "A man was
stabbed in the arm - he came running into the shop at the petrol
station to get help. There was blood everywhere."
police cars, an ambulance and a rapid response first aid car were
called to the incident. Burham High Street re-opened almost two
hours later at 9.15pm.
petrol station was also closed as police started their investigation
sealed off the High Street in Burnham for around two hours