Two men injured in stabbing incident in Eastbourne Road, Taunton

TWO men were treated in hospital after being injured in a house in Taunton last night (Wednesday, March 24).

One of the victims said he had been stabbed a number of times and the other suffered facial injuries after being punched.

Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening following the attack in Eastbourne Road at around 9.35pm.

Men aged 25 and 28 have been arrested and currently remain in custody

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: “We’re appealing for any witnesses to an incident in Taunton last night to come forward.

“At approximately 9.35pm we were called to an address in Eastbourne Road in Taunton.

“One man reported he had received facial injuries after being punched and a second said he’d received a number of stab wounds.

“Both attended hospital last night for treatment but their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

“Men, aged 25 and 28, have been arrested and remain in custody at this time.”

The spokesperson added: “Local officers will carry out additional patrols in the area as a precautionary measure.

“Although our enquiries are at an early stage we believe this to be an isolated incident.

“Anyone who witnessed what happened is asked to call 101 and give the call-handler reference 5221063508.”

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via the charity’s online form.

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