A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a stabbing in Evesham.

A man in his 30s was taken to the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch after receiving a single stab wound to his abdomen on Sunday.

He has since been transferred to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham where he remains in a stable condition.

Detectives have launched an investigation following what they called 'a serious incident' in Bridge Street, Evesham, at around 12.45am of Sunday.

A 42-year-old man from Evesham was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in police custody while the investigation continues.

A police cordon was in place all day Sunday outside the entrance to Abbey Park on Bridge Street.

Anyone who saw anything suspicious is asked to contact police on 01905 331099 or via the force website quoting 36i of 26 September or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.