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Man in hospital after stabbing in Sneinton

A suspect remains in custody after a man was stabbed.

Police were called to Dale Street, Sneinton, shortly before 10.50 am, yesterday (Sunday 9 April) following reports of a stabbing.

A quick and thorough investigation by officers led them to arrest a 20-year-old man shortly after on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

He remains in custody while inquiries continue.

The victim a man in his 40s, remains in hospital but his injuries are not believed to be life-altering or life-threatening.

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A thorough investigation is underway to determine exactly what happened.

Detective Sergeant Andy Buxton, leading the investigation for Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This is an ongoing investigation and we do believe it to be an isolated incident with no wider risk posed to the public.

“The victim remains in hospital after suffering injuries to his stomach and our officers are continuing to support him while our inquiries continue.

“We understand an incident like this can cause concern to the community, but I want to personally reassure them that we do have a suspect in custody and have a group of detectives and officers working hard to understand exactly what has happened.

“I want to ask anyone in the area at the time who may have any information to please come forward and get in touch.

Anyone who witnessed what happened, or has any CCTV footage is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 194 of 9 April 2023, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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