A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing in a village near Taunton.

The incident happened at around 10.30pm last night (Wednesday) in Stoke St Gregory and left a 22-year-old man in hospital.

It is believed an air ambulance attended the scene, in Church Close, at around 10.40pm.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "We were called to reports of an assault in Church Close, Stoke St Gregory at about 10pm.

"A man in his 20s was assaulted by another man.

"The injured man was taken to Musgrove Park Hospital with a stomach injury – described as minor and not life threatening or life-changing.

"The suspect has been arrested and remains in police custody."

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