Man believed to have stabbed both of his parents in Bedminster
POLICE have arrested a man on suspicion of stabbing both his elderly parents.
Officers were called to a "domestic incident" on Smyth Road, Bedminster, at about 5.30pm yesterday and found a man and a woman, aged in their late 70s, had both suffered wounds.
Great Western Air Ambulance also attended and took the couple to Bristol Royal Infirmary by land ambulance. A spokesman said they were not thought to have suffered life-threatening injuries.
Avon and Somerset police Inspector Dave Horwood confirmed that the couple's son had been arrested at the scene and is currently in police custody.
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He added: "We attended a domestic incident where a son is believed to have stabbed both his mum and dad.
"The injuries inflicted do not appear to be life-threatening and the couple are currently being treated in hospital."
Anyone with information on the incident should call police on 101.