Multiple people have been injured after a stabbing incident in Whanganui.
Emergency services were alerted to the incident on Wicksteed St at 4:15pm on Tuesday.
A medical worker who came to help the victims said there was blood everywhere.
"You could see it. He was holding his neck and blood was pouring out. On his back, you could see where he'd been cut," the source told NZME.
"There was another lying down, she wasn't moving. She was an older lady."
One person has been taken into custody following the incident, police confirmed.