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Three in hospital after multiple stabbing in Watford

Vicarage Road, Watford, stabbing Image copyright South Beds News Agency
Image caption Police were called to Vicarage Road at about 03:20 BST on Wednesday

Two men and a woman have been taken to hospital following a multiple stabbing near Watford Football Club.

Officers responded to reports "several people had sustained stab wounds" at about 03:20 BST on Wednesday in Vicarage Road, Watford.

Hertfordshire Police said it was believed to have been an isolated incident between a man and a woman in their 30s and a man in his 40s.

They were known to each other, it said. The road remains closed.

The force added there was "no perceived ongoing threat to members of the community" and investigations are continuing.

Image copyright South Beds News Agency
Image caption Three people needed hospital treatment
Image copyright South Beds News Agency
Image caption Armed officers were sent to the scene
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Image caption The road remains closed while police continue their investigation

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