One man is killed and two more people injured in multiple stabbing attack in Gloucestershire – with man in his 50s arrested after being tackled by bystanders

  •  Police have arrested a man in his 50s and are not looking for anyone else
  • Incident happened in Walton Cardiff, near Tewekesbury on Tuesday evening
  • One man was taken to hospital with serious injuries and is in a stable condition
  • A woman was also taken to hospital for treatment to an injury to her leg
  • Police are appealing for anyone who might have witnessed the incident or who has mobile phone footage to get in contact 

A man has died and another has suffered serious injuries during a series of stabbings on Tuesday evening. 

Gloucestershire Police said two men and a woman were attacked in an incident in Walton Cardiff, near Tewekesbury.

A man in his 50s has been arrested and officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Police received multiple calls to the area of Snowdonia Road and Arlington Road shortly after 5.20pm, with reports that a man had a knife and had injured others.

Numerous members of the public intervened and officers attended.

Gloucestershire Police said two men and a woman were attacked in an incident in Walton Cardiff, near Tewekesbury [Stock image]

One man suffered serious injuries and despite receiving medical attention died at the scene. His next of kin has been informed, police said. 

A second man suffered serious stab wounds and was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol, where he remains in a stable condition.

A woman also suffered a wound to her leg and was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital for treatment.

Police remain at the scene and numerous cordons are in place in the surrounding area. 

Detective Inspector Ben Lavender, who is leading the investigation, said it was ‘in the early stages’ and that police were ‘working hard to establish what has happened’.    

‘We’re in the process of speaking to numerous witnesses and those who helped at the scene of this serious incident.

He appealed for anyone with information or mobile phone footage who hasn’t yet spoken to police in the area to get in touch.

You can provide information online by completing a form and quoting incident 320 of 5 October.

Information can also be given by calling police on 101 and quoting the same incident number. 

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