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  • 3 June 2014, 20:28

Man Arrested Over 'Road Rage' Stabbing

A 50-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after an alleged road rage incident in Cornwall.

The victim, a man in his 20s, and another motorist were involved in a minor collision on the A30 near Launceston, according to police.

There was then an altercation and the victim was stabbed in the chest.

The injured man was found on the road at around 7.30pm on Monday.

He was airlifted to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth and remained in a stable condition.

His injuries were not life-threatening.

The suspect, from Tiverton in Devon, was arrested in Somerset. He remains in police custody.

A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Officers believe the victim and suspect were involved in a minor traffic collision on the A30 involving a white BMW and a silver coloured Vauxhall Astra convertible before the altercation."

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