Attempted murder arrest after taxi assault in Plymouth

Plymouth attack scene
Image caption The attack victim was injured near Mutley Plain

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man getting into a taxi was seriously injured in an assault.

The 23-year-old was injured near Mutley Plain at about 23:00 BST on Saturday, Devon and Cornwall Police said.

Officers said the victim suffered "a number of injuries" but was in a stable condition in hospital after the "disturbing" attack.

A 45-year-old man is in custody at Crownhill police station.

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