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‘It looks like a warzone’ - Armed police called after three people suffer knife injuries during stabbing in Great Yarmouth

PUBLISHED: 12:46 26 October 2017 | UPDATED: 15:55 26 October 2017

Emergency services, including armed police, were called to St Peter’s Road shortly after 9.30pm yesterday (Wednesday, October 25). Photo: Chey Holland

Emergency services, including armed police, were called to St Peter’s Road shortly after 9.30pm yesterday (Wednesday, October 25). Photo: Chey Holland

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Three people have suffered knife injuries during a stabbing in Great Yarmouth.

Emergency services, including armed police, were called to St Peter’s Road shortly after 9.30pm yesterday (Wednesday, October 25). Photo: GoogleEmergency services, including armed police, were called to St Peter’s Road shortly after 9.30pm yesterday (Wednesday, October 25). Photo: Google

Emergency services, including armed police, were called to St Peter’s Road shortly after 9.30pm yesterday (Wednesday, October 25).

A police spokesman said three people suffered knife injuries during the incident.

A witness likened the scene to a “warzone” as armed police and dog units swarmed into the area.

Police said more than three people were involved in the incident. However, they would not say if anyone had been arrested.

The spokesman said: “It was a stabbing and there were three victims involved.

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“It is an ongoing investigation and a seal was put in place on St Peter’s Road. But that road has reopened.

“More than three people were involved and three people have ended up with knife injuries.”

A witness, who did not wish to be named, said: “Armed police, dog units and loads of ambulances are everywhere. Looks like a warzone.”

Do you have pictures from the scene? Email luke.powell@archant.co.uk or call 01603 772684

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