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Suspect arrested after victim slashed in Nottingham

Nottinghamshire detectives investigating an incident where man was slashed with a knife in Radford have arrested a suspect.

The victim, a man in his forties, suffered wounds to his arm when he was attacked in Beech Avenue, Radford, at around 12.40pm on Tuesday 15 February.

He has since been receiving treatment in hospital.

A 24-year-old man was arrested yesterday (Tuesday) evening on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. He remains in police custody.

Detective Sergeant Louise Bradford, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a violent attack carried out in a busy street in broad daylight and we have been working hard to identify he person responsible. I am pleased that we now have a suspect in custody and our investigation continues.

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“This kind of violence has no place on our streets and as a force we are continuing efforts to reduce overall knife crime by taking weapons off the streets and working with potential perpetrators to prevent offences before they happen.”

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