Updated: Pensioner bailed after Northam stabbing

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Man found in the early hours of this morning with stab wounds to his neck, hands and leg.

A 72-year-old woman has been bailed after allegedlystabbing a 79-year-old man in the early hours of yesterday morning (Mon).

The pensioner was arrested yesterday on suspicion of attempted murder and will return to Barnstaple Police Station this afternoon.

When officers arrived at the property in Northam at around 2.40am they found the man with a number of stab wounds to his neck, hands and leg.

The man was taken to North Devon District Hospital for treatment and the woman was arrested at the property.


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A police spokesman said his injuries were not thought to be life threatening and he was expected to make a full recovery.

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