July 5, 2022

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Thorpe Park: Person ‘slashed in stomach’ in stabbing

Thorpe Park: Man 'slashed in stomach' in stabbing

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Crowds of persons had been waiting around to depart the park following the stabbing

A guy has been very seriously wounded in a stabbing at Thorpe Park following an altercation amongst two teams.

The gentleman, aged in his 20s, was slashed in his belly at the resort in Surrey previously. Two men have been arrested on suspicion of tried murder.

The topic park stated on-web-site clinical employees were being at the scene “inside of minutes”.

Law enforcement stated the incident is not getting addressed as terror-connected.

Website visitors were being locked down within the park although police attended, with photos on social media displaying crowds building up as the bridge was cordoned off.

Surrey Police reported two teams of folks ended up included in an altercation on the bridge near to the park’s exit.

‘Tracing those people involved’

A single person was handled for a slash wound to his abdomen and is in medical center in a really serious situation, the force added.

Two men, aged in their 20s, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Det Insp Andy Greaves appealed for witnesses and mentioned officers were tracing “all people considered to have been included”.

He mentioned: “I am keen to listen to from anyone who noticed what transpired or who has movie footage of this assault.

“The two groups of people had been near to the exit inside the park on the bridge when the assault took put.”

In a assertion, Thorpe Park explained: “On Saturday, an incident took area at the Thorpe Park Resort exactly where a visitor was severely wounded by one more visitor.

“The health and fitness, safety and stability of our attendees is our amount one particular precedence and we have hardly ever had any incidents of this form in more than 40 decades of running.”

South East Coastline Ambulance Support explained they ended up identified as to the park at about 16:50 BST subsequent stories of a human being with an belly injury. They taken care of one particular man or woman who was taken to a London medical center.

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