Four people rushed to hospital with serious injuries after 'multiple stabbing' ...

Four people rushed to hospital with serious injuries after 'multiple stabbing' attack in Plymouth, as police arrest man, 50, on suspicion of attempted murder Devon and Cornwall Police attended scene on Albert Road at 10pm on Saturday The suspect initially fled the scene but 50-year-old man has since been arrested  He was also taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital for medical treatment

By Raven Saunt and Adele Redmond For Mailonline

Published: 00:35 BST, 20 September 2020 | Updated: 01:23 BST, 20 September 2020

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Four people have been rushed to hospital with serious injuries after a 'multiple stabbing' attack outside a Plymouth pub.

Officers rushed to the Stoke area of the city just after 10pm tonight with reports of numerous casualties.

They received a possible tip-off on the identity of knifeman, but when they arrived at his address in Breacon Park it was empty.

It was only later at Ide on the outskirts of Exeter was the suspect stopped in a car and arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Four people have been rushed to hospital with serious injuries after a 'multiple stabbing' attack in Plymouth (scene pictured)

Four people have been rushed to hospital with serious injuries after a 'multiple stabbing' attack in Plymouth (scene pictured)

One resident told ITV: 'I live on Albert Road and drove home to find it closed but explained I lived here. 

'I was told to go in and lock doors. Multiple police cars and emergency services including a helicopter and armed police.' 

Another resident, Winston Churchslope, posted a video from the scene in the aftermath.

Speaking to camera, he said: 'Albert Road looks like there has

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