A man from Barnstaple remains in police custody on Tuesday (October 27) following a reported stabbing in Barnstaple town centre.
Two men in their 30s suffered stab wounds as a result of the incident in Bear Street on Monday afternoon (October 26).
Both men were taken to hospital with serious injuries. They both remain in hospital in a stable condition.
A 40-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm. He remains in police custody.
Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident. A cordon remains in place at the scene and enquiries are ongoing.
Police were called to Bear Street at around 4.20pm on Monday afternoon following reports of a disorder involving three people.
Anyone with information relating to the incident is asked to call police on 101, or email email@example.com, quoting log number 579 of October 26, 2020.