THREE teenagers from the Trowbridge area have been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm in connection with a stabbing at Tesco on Wednesday evening.

Two 17-year-old boys and one 16-year-old boy from the local area were today taken into custody at Melksham Police Station for questioning.

The incident occurred on Wednesday night at around 11.15pm in the Tesco Extra car park in County Way.

A man in his 20s was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol with life-threatening injuries. He remains in a serious but stable condition.

Another man aged in his 20s, was also injured but has been released from hospital.

Acting Det Sgt Joseph Saunders from Melksham CID, said: “Although significant progress in our investigation has been made, we still need the public to come forward with information, the smallest detail can often be vital.

"We are still very keen to speak to anyone with private CCTV or dash cam footage.

“There will continue to be a strong police presence in Trowbridge as officers carry out enquiries and we really appreciate the understanding and co-operation of the community."

Police are urging anyone with information to call Melksham CID on 101, quoting log 319 of February 13, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.