Two men suspected of stabbing vulnerable man in Ernesettle released on bail
TWO men arrested on suspicion of stabbing a vulnerable man have been released on police bail.
The men – a 22-year-old from Plymouth and an 18-year-old from Plymstock – were held for questioning by detectives following their arrest on Tuesday night.
Officers and paramedics had been were called to Exeter Close, Ernesettle at around 9.30pm following reports of an incident outside a block of flats.
The alleged victim, described as a vulnerable by police, suffered wounds to his arms and back and left puddles of blood outside the door to a first floor flat.
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The injured man – who is understood to have a learning disability and receives support from a care company – was treated at the scene before being taken to Derriford Hospital.
The two men arrested was later released on bail until May 9 pending further inquiries.
It is not known what kind of weapon was used or whether any weapon has been found by police.
Anyone who has information about the incident or can assist police with their inquiry, should contact them on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting reference EL/13/604.