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Man stabbed in the leg in Nottingham

Detectives have arrested three suspects after a man was stabbed in the leg.

Emergency services were called to Melbourne Road, Aspley, at around 9.25pm on Tuesday (23 August) following reports of an assault.

A 19-year-old man was taken to hospital following the attack to be treated for injuries which are currently believed to be potentially life-altering.

Following enquiries a 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, while two 14-year-old boys were also arrested for affray.

All three suspects remain in custody.

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A scene remains in place while officers continue to investigate what happened.

Detective Inspector Chris Berryman, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a senseless attack that left a young man in hospital with injuries that could’ve been even more serious.

“The consequences of carrying a knife can be devastating, with both the carrier and others around them all put in danger by this simple act.

“It’s exactly for this reason why Nottinghamshire Police takes each and every report we receive relating to knife crime so seriously.

“We will always taking swift action to track down anyone suspected of carrying a knife, while anyone who does so can expect to receive a robust response from the police.

“Taking knives off our streets and keeping our communities safe are key priorities for us, which is why we do so much proactive preventative work to root out the causes of weapon-enabled crime and stop these incidents from happening.

“We have arrested three suspects in connection with this offence so far but our enquiries are ongoing and we still have a scene in place where this attack took place.

“It’s important anyone who saw what happened, has any relevant information, or has CCTV, dash-cam or mobile phone footage that could assist us comes forward immediately.

“We are particularly interested in anyone who has footage from Staindale Drive, Melbourne Road, or within Melbourne Park, in Aspley.”

Anyone with information is urged to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 829 of 23 August 2022, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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