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Colin James
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Police Investigation Into Incident in Hereford

Detectives from West Mercia Police continue their investigations at a property in Kempton Avenue, Hereford, where two women sustained serious injuires today (Tuesday 6 January).

Paramedics and police officers were called at around 12.10pm today to a house in Kempton Avenue to a report of a woman in her 50s with serious stab wounds. She has been taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

Another woman, in her 30s, sustained what are believed to be serious injuries and has also been taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Superintendent Sue Thomas, police commander for Herefordshire said: "We continue our investigations in the house in Kempton Avenue, including searches and forensic examinations.

 

"I would like to reassure the local community that we believe this to be an isolated incident."

 

West Mercia Police

 

 

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Summary
  • Police and emergency services were called to an address in Kempton Avenue, Bobblestock, Hereford earlier today
  • Two woman flown to hospital - woman in her 50s with life-threatening injuries, a woman in her 30s with critical injuries
  • Police forensic teams on site
  • Police confirm it is "an isolated incident".
  • The road is now open having been sealed off during this afternoon's incident
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This is becoming more and more common over the past few years in Hereford, what on earth goes on...

 
Your comment seems to be borne out in Worcester and elsewhere in the UK:
 
Friday 2 January 2015 in Worcester News
 
 
SHOCK statistics reveal the number of violent crimes committed in Worcester has risen by almost one-fifth in the past year.
 
The latest figures show that between January and November 2014, there were 1,601 violent incidents - compared to 1,346 in the same period the year before.
 
This equates to a year-on-year increase of 18.9 per cent, according to data on the UKCrimeStats website.
 
And last week in Redbridge:
 
 
Fears knife crime could be on the rise in Redbridge have been played down by police – who said last week’s spate of attacks were not connected.
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Your comment seems to be borne out in Worcester and elsewhere in the UK:
 
Friday 2 January 2015 in Worcester News
 
 
SHOCK statistics reveal the number of violent crimes committed in Worcester has risen by almost one-fifth in the past year.
 
The latest figures show that between January and November 2014, there were 1,601 violent incidents - compared to 1,346 in the same period the year before.
 
This equates to a year-on-year increase of 18.9 per cent, according to data on the UKCrimeStats website.
 
And last week in Redbridge:
 
 
Fears knife crime could be on the rise in Redbridge have been played down by police – who said last week’s spate of attacks were not connected.

 

 

I think I just meant to say that violent crime in Hereford over the past few years seems to be on the increase, well it does to me, another unnecessary tragic incident

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