Man stabs three, injures eight others in an ‘ugly incident’ in England: police

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A 33-year-old man stabbed three people and injured several others in a series of attacks Saturday morning in Bedworth, a town about 95 miles northwest of London, police said.

The attacks started around 8am in the city center.

Police responded and transported a male victim in his 20s to a local hospital for treatment of stab wounds. He was in stable condition on Sunday.

The stabbing took place in Bedworth, a town of about 30,000 people in central England.

The stabbing took place in Bedworth, a town of about 30,000 people in central England.
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Another male and female victim were also treated at a local hospital for stab wounds, while the other eight people suffered minor injuries. Everyone is expected to survive.

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One of the victims told the BBC that the suspect woke her with loud bangs on her front door, then hit her twice and stabbed her in the throat with scissors when she responded.

“This was an ugly incident which has left a number of people with injuries and I know this will give the community great concern,” Warwickshire detective Rich Simpkins said in a statement.

Stock photo shows British police wearing visible jackets.

Stock photo shows British police wearing visible jackets.
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“We have a man in custody and are not looking for any further suspects in connection with this incident,” Simpkins said.

Police detained the 33-year-old suspect under the Psychiatry Act. His identity has not been released.

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