A 30-year-old man has been stabbed in a violent attack on a doorstep in Swindon this morning.
Ambulance crews, supported by critical care paramedics from Wiltshire Air Ambulance, were called to the scene in Freshbrook at just before midday.
A crime scene is in place outside a property in Crawford Close following the serious incident, with forensic investigators expected to attend the scene imminently.
Police are understood to be conducting an area search as a manhunt was launched for the suspect.
The casualty has been taken to hospital with injuries believed to be to his head, neck and arm.
A spokesperson for Wiltshire Police said: “We were called to Crawford Close in the Freshbrook area of Swindon shortly after 12 noon today (3 Sept) to reports of an assault.
”A 30-year-old man at the address is reported to have suffered stab wounds and is being treated for his injuries.
”Witnesses are asked to contact police on 101 and refer to crime reference number 20200903-0098.”
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