Man arrested following Stainforth stabbing

Date published: 17 July 2018 10:53
Dated: 17 July 2018 11:51:19

Detectives investigating an incident in the Stainforth area of Doncaster in which a 27-year-old man was stabbed have this morning (Tuesday 17 July) arrested a man on suspicion of attempt murder.

At around 10.25pm on Wednesday 11 July emergency services received reports that a man had been assaulted and suffered stab wounds at a shop on Field Road.

He currently remains in hospital receiving treatment to wounds to his upper body but is recovering well.

Detective Inspector Steve Smith, from Doncaster CID, said: “We believe there were a group of people involved in this incident, known to each other, who we are working hard to identify.

“This morning, we arrested a 30-year-old man from Stainforth in connection to the incident. He has been arrested on suspicion of attempt murder and remains in police custody at this time.

As our enquiries continue, I’d like to ask anyone who hasn’t yet come forward with information that could assist the investigation to get in touch. A number of people were in the area at the time the offence occurred and I’d urge them to contact us, they may have information that could help.

“Anyone who saw what happened, or who has any information, is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting incident number 1060 of 11 July 2018.”

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