Man killed and three wounded in multiple stabbing

A forensics van and police car put a cordon up on Primrose Crescent.

A forensics van and police car put a cordon up on Primrose Crescent. - Credit: Peter Walsh

One man died and three people were taken to hospital after a stabbing incident in Thorpe St Andrew.

Norfolk Police said armed officers were called to Primrose Crescent at around 7.35pm on Wednesday, April 14, to reports of a disturbance.

When they arrived, they found four people with injuries. One man died at the scene despite the efforts of paramedics.

The other three were treated for knife wound injuries and taken to hospital.

Primrose Crescent, where the incident took place.

Primrose Crescent, where the incident took place. - Credit: Peter Walsh

Two men were arrested at the scene in connection with the incident and will be questioned.

Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing and three other people injured at Primrose Crescent in Thorp

Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing at Primrose Crescent in Thorpe St Andrew. - Credit: DENISE BRADLEY/Archant2021

A police cordon remains in place in Primrose Crescent while the investigation continues.

As well as at least eight police cars, an ambulance and a rapid response vehicle, an air ambulance was also called to the scene at 7.50pm and landed on nearby playing fields.

An air ambulance landed on a nearby playing field after being called to the scene in Thorpe St Andrew.

An air ambulance landed on a nearby playing field after being called to the scene in Thorpe St Andrew. - Credit: Kevin Barber - @KbJournalist

The helicopter, which flew from Cambridge to attend the incident, later returned to base.

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Around a dozen officers and several police vehicles, including a canine unit, were still on the scene at around 9.30pm.

Superintendent Tracey Little said: "A number of police resources, including armed units, were deployed to the scene. 

One man died and three people were taken to hospital after the incident.

One man died and three people were taken to hospital after the incident. - Credit: Peter Walsh

"A murder investigation has been launched and we are in the early stages of our enquiries to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.

"We would like to hear from anyone who may witnessed the incident or has information concerning it.”

Anyone with information should contact Norfolk Police on 101.

Emergency services were called to Primrose Crescent at about 7.35pm.

Emergency services were called to Primrose Crescent at about 7.35pm. - Credit: Peter Walsh

Police forensic officers at the scene of a fatal stabbing and three other people injured at Primrose

Police forensic officers at the scene of a fatal stabbing at Primrose Crescent in Thorpe St Andrew. - Credit: DENISE BRADLEY/Archant2021

Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing and three other people injured at Primrose Crescent in Thorp

Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing, which saw three other people injured, at Primrose Crescent in Thorpe St Andrew. - Credit: DENISE BRADLEY/Archant2021


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