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Devizes man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder
A 26-year-old Devizes man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an incident outside The Crown pub in the early hours of Sunday, police said today.
Officers and ambulance staff responded to reports of a fight outside pub in New Park Street just before 2am.
A 49-year-old local man was taken to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol having suffered a stab wound to the chest. He was treated and discharged later that day.
Another local man, a 26-year-old, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder.
He was taken to Salisbury District Hospital where he continues to be treated for facial injuries he sustained during the incident.
A knife was recovered close the scene and inquiries are on-going.