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Police want public’s help as stabbing investigation continues

Detectives are seeking the public’s help after two men were found with stab wounds after reports of a fight.

Officers were called to Main Road, Gedling, after it was reported men were fighting with weapons outside the Gedling Inn pub at around 10pm on Friday (22 October 2021).

A man received first aid inside the pub, aided by members of the public, before being taken to hospital. His injuries are not currently believed to be life-threatening.

Another man was also taken to hospital for treatment. His injuries are also not currently believed to be life-threatening.

Detectives are working hard to understand the circumstances of the incident and are appealing for anyone who saw what happened or who may have captured CCTV, dash-cam or mobile phone footage to please get in touch.

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A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of affray in connection with the incident and has since been released on bail while detectives continue with their enquiries.

Detective Inspector Mike Ebbins, from Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We are treating this incident extremely seriously and reassurance patrols have been stepped up in the area while we continue to progress with our lines of enquiry which include checking CCTV footage.

“Whenever weapons and violence are used in incidents there is always the potential for serious consequences which is why the force treats all reports of fighting with weapons with the utmost seriousness.

“To help us with our investigation we are now appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time who may have witnessed this incident to get in touch with us as soon as possible.”

Anyone with any information should contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 780 of 22 October 2021, or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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