Two police officers stabbed in Devon village as man, 60, is arrested for ...

Two police officers stabbed in Devon village as man, 60, is arrested for ...
Two police officers stabbed in Devon village as man, 60, is arrested for ...
Two police officers are stabbed at house in Devon village and suffer non life threatening injuries as man, 60, is arrested for attempted murder Two officers hospitalised after being stabbed on duty in Princetown, Devon The pair were responding to a reported assault when they were attacked at 3am  A 60-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder 

Two police officers have been taken to hospital after being stabbed on duty in the early hours of the morning.

The pair were responding to reports of an assault yesterday evening when they were stabbed near Burrator Avenue, in the Devon village of Princetown. 

A 60-year-old man has been arrested this morning on suspicion of attempted murder. 

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Residents told PlymouthLive that one officer was stabbed in the arm, while the other was attacked from behind and stabbed in the back of the head.

A police source has indicated that neither of the West Devon constables' injuries are believed to be life-threatening, as the pair receive treatment in Derriford Hospital.

The officers were believed to have been on duty when they were stabbed near Burrator Avenue, in the sleepy Devon village of Princetown

The officers were believed to have been on duty when they were stabbed near Burrator Avenue, in the sleepy Devon village of Princetown

A 60-year-old man from the area has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. Pictured: Forensics arrive at the scene this morning

A 60-year-old man from the area has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. Pictured: Forensics arrive at the scene this morning

A statement from Devon and Cornwall Police read: 'A 60-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after two police officers sustained stab wounds in

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