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Murder investigation launched after man fatally stabbed on a Nottingham tram

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was fatally stabbed.

A man in his 30s was stabbed onboard a tram approaching Highbury Vale tram stop.

Officers were called at around 11.10am this morning (Monday 26 June) and arrived within minutes.

One man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

Despite the best efforts of emergency services, a man in his 30s died at the scene.

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A scene remains in place while investigations continue.

Chief Constable Kate Meynell, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “What happened at Highbury Vale this morning is tragic and has resulted in the death of a man in his 30s.

“We know there were other passengers on board at the time and understand how frightening this must have been for anyone who saw what happened.

“Our officers were at the scene quickly and detained a suspect. He remains in police custody.

“This was an isolated incident and we are not looking for anyone else in connection with what happened this morning.”

Anyone with any information or mobile phone footage is asked to contact 101, quoting incident number 274 of 26 June 2023, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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