Two held after four people stabbed in Lowestoft

Two men have been arrested after four people were stabbed in a Suffolk town.

Police are holding a 43-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy after two incidents in Lowestoft on Wednesday evening.

Three men, 52, 21 and 19, and a boy, 14, were treated at the James Paget Hospital, Gorleston, for stab wounds.

The 52-year-old and 21-year-old remain in hospital but neither is thought to have sustained life-threatening injuries, police said.

Officers were initially called at 18:45 BST to Kirkley Fen, Southwell Road where a man had a cut to his head.

Then at 21:25 police were called to a property in Grosvenor Road where two men had been stabbed.

A 14-year-old boy was then found in Cleveland Road with a stab wound to his arm.

The 43-year-old man and 17-year-old boy were arrested in Tom Crisp Way.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites