Son in his 40s held for attempted murder after ‘domestic incident’ leaves mum and man with multiple injuries – The Sun

A MAN in his 40s has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after his mum and a man in his 70s were found with multiple injuries inside a house in Wiltshire.

Emergency services were called to the house in Shalbourne, near Marlborough, at around 7.30pm last night.

A man in his 40s, from the Hampshire area, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of two counts of attempted murder.

He remains in custody.

Police said the woman in her 60s victim is the mother of the suspect.

The woman and the male victim were a couple.

It's understood the male victim and the suspect were not blood relatives.

Detective Inspector Mark Kent, of Wiltshire Police, said: "We can confirm that the man currently in custody is known to the two victims and this is being treated as a domestic incident.

"We understand this news will undoubtedly cause concern at a time when there are high levels of anxiety within our communities.

"Please be reassured that there is no wider risk to the public and we are conducting extensive inquiries today in relation to this incident.

"People living in the local area are likely to see a heightened police presence today as we progress with our inquiries."

The woman was taken to Southampton Hospital with serious head injuries and is in a critical but stable condition.

The man is being treated at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon and is in a serious but stable condition.

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