Stabbing in Street

A man was stabbed at around 3pm this afternoon near to Brookside Academy Primary School, Street. The attack happened on Brooks Road and a woman has been arrested. When Police arrived a woman was displaying threatening behaviour towards members of the public. The man had sustained injuries following an assault. He has been taken to hospital by air ambulance.

Brooks Road remains closed while enquiries take place at the scene.

Avon & Somerset Police asked staff and students at Avalon School, also on Brooks Road, to stay indoors. This was simply a precautionary measure. Children and staff at Brookside Academy were also asked to stay indoors in the school.

Police indicated that there is no current threat to either school.

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