Wiltshire

Man held in Swindon attempted murder probe

Stabbing scene
Image caption The attack happened in Manchester Road at about 2115 GMT on Tuesday

A 47-year-old man remains in custody after another man was stabbed in Swindon.

Wiltshire Police said he was being held on suspicion of attempted murder. He was initially arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

The attack happened in Manchester Road at about 2115 GMT on Tuesday.

The police spokesman said the victim was in a stable but critical condition. Part of the road was closed until about 1830 GMT on Wednesday.

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