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Breaking: Two arrests in Nottingham murder investigation

‘The man was tended to at the scene but was sadly pronounced dead a short time later'

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Police have arrested two more people in connection with the murder of a man in Nottingham city centre.

A 44-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender after officers executed warrants in the Bestwood and Hucknall areas this morning (Friday 20 September 2019). Both remain in police custody.

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A 43-year-old man had previously been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender following the incident. He has been released under investigation.

Police said:

‘Our investigations are ongoing after a man aged in his 20s was fatally stabbed on Union Road at approximately 7.40pm on Saturday (14 September 2019).

‘The man was tended to at the scene but was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.

‘Police increased patrols in the city centre area to provide reassurance to residents after a murder investigation was launched.’

Detective Chief Inspector Robert Routledge said: “Our enquiries are continuing into the circumstances surrounding this man’s death.

“We are still urging anyone with any information, who hasn’t already come forward, to please get in touch with us.

“We’ve increased reassurance patrols in the area and if anyone has any concerns we’d encourage them to speak to one of our officers.

“We have a large team working tirelessly on this investigation and we’re doing everything we can to find the offender and bring them to justice.

“Anyone who witnessed the incident, who believes they may have recorded the assault on dash-cam footage or has any information about those responsible is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 812 of 14 September 2019, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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