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UPDATE: Attempted murder, Exeter

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Three suspects released on bail

Three teenagers arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, relating to the attack of a fellow teenager at an address in Beacon Heath, Exeter, on Tuesday 27 April, have been bailed.

Officers attended an address on Lancelot Road at around 11.30pm on Tuesday and found an 18-year-old man to have sustained serious injuries. He was taken to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth where he remains in a serious condition.

A 17-year-old male from Cranbrook, a 17-year-old male from Exeter and an 18-year-old male from Exeter, all believed to be known to the victim, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and bailed pending further enquiries.

Officers from the local investigation team are working closely with major crime detectives and neighbourhood officers on the investigation and community reassurance.

Anyone who was in the area at the time and may have information which could assist police enquiries is asked to contact police on 101 or via email on and quote crime reference number CR/033748/21.

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