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Newton Abbot stabbing: Four arrested after man knifed in head

Paynesford Road Image copyright NaomiDaviesJewellery
Image caption Police were called to reports of an altercation on Paynesford Road

Four people have been arrested after a man was stabbed in the head in Newton Abbot.

Armed police were called to an address on Paynsford Road at about 09:00 BST following reports of an altercation.

One man sustained a stab wound to the head and another suffered a head injury as a result of a serious assault inside the property, police say.

The injured men, both 25, were taken to hospital. Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Three men and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of a number of offences, including causing grievous bodily harm with intent and false imprisonment.

They remain in police custody.

Officers remain at the scene and enquiries are continuing.

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