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Teenager in hospital after stabbing in Sneinton

Police have arrested two men as enquiries continue into the stabbing of a teenager.

Officers carried out a proactive vehicle stop in Cardale Road in Sneinton at around 11.10pm yesterday (Tuesday 12 April 2022).

A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent.

The arrest is in connection with an ongoing investigation after a 17-year-old boy was attacked during an incident in Oakdale Road, Sneinton, at around 6pm on Monday.

The victim was taken to hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

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Police also arrested another 20-year-old on suspicion of wounding with intent after enquiries led them to an address in Mapperley last night.

Both suspects remain in custody and are being questioned in connection with the incident, as detectives progress with their investigation.

Detective Sergeant James Hirst, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We are continuing to work hard to understand the circumstances and are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone who may have CCTV, mobile phone or dash-cam footage relating to this incident to please come forward.

“We understand the immense impact knife-related crime can have on people’s lives and the concern it can cause within wider communities.

“That’s why we work tirelessly with our partners all year round to educate people about the consequences and dangers of carrying a knife and getting drawn into violent crime.

“Any incident is one too many. We are working relentlessly to keep people safe and drive down violent crime and the force will not hesitate in taking robust action against those who use knives to cause fear or harm to others.

“The continued support of the community is absolutely vital in tackling this issue. We all need to work together to combat knife crime and we’re urging anyone with information on knife crime in their local community to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. In an emergency, always dial 999.”

Anyone with information that could assist detective with their enquiries is urged to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 627 of 11 April 2022, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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