Police officers are investigating following a report of a serious assault in Berridge Road, Forest Fields, at around 4.20am this morning (13 April).
A 26-year-old man sustained serious injuries during the assault. Several cordons were in place in the area while officers continued enquiries, including in Berridge Road, Tissington Road and Foxhall Road. These have now all reopened.
Although the investigation is still in the early stages, officers believe this was a targeted attack and do not believe there is a risk to the wider public.
If anyone has any information about this incident, please call 101, quoting incident 139 of 13 April, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.