Hereford & Worcester

Men arrested in attempted murder probe in Hereford

Police scene
Image caption Two suspects remain in police custody following the incident at about midday on Monday

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing in Hereford.

Another man was seriously injured during the incident at midday on Commercial Street in the city centre.

He has been taken to hospital in Birmingham.

In addition, a man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of attempting to pervert the course of justice.

Supt Sue Thomas said there was an "increased police presence" in the city centre and a cordon was "in place around the scene".

She added: "I'd like to thank the public and the local business community for all their support and co-operation. We hope to have the area opened again as soon as possible."

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