Man Dies After Derby City Centre Stabbing
22 January 2016, 13:27
A 16 year-old boy has been charged in connection with the death of a 22 year-old man in Derby city centre on Tuesday night.
UPDATE FRIDAY 22ND JANUARY: 2
The 16 year-old boy charged with murder in connection with the stabbing of Alvaston man Tom Webb has been remanded in custody to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on Monday 25th January.
UPDATE FRIDAY 22ND JANUARY
Capital's been told a teenage boy has been charged with murder after a 22 year old was stabbed to death in Derby.
Tom Webb from Alvaston was attacked in St Peter's Street on Tuesday night.
A 16 year old who can't be named for legal reasons - will appear in court this morning.
Detective Chief Inspector Dave Cox, who is leading the investigation, urged anyone who was in the area of St Peter's Street and East Street at the time of the attack to come forward.
"The fact that we have charged a 16-year-old in connection with Tom's death does not mean that the investigation is over.
"There was a large group of between 10 and 20 young people at the McDonald's restaurant shortly before the incident happened.
"We have CCTV of those people and we are working on identifying them right now. We may release their images to the media, Facebook, and the public in the coming days to help us trace them.
"But I would urge those people to come forward and speak to us before we do that."
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Derbyshire Police say they were called to reports a 22-year-old had been injured in St Peter's Street at around 8.30pm last night (Tuesday 19 January).
Four men are currently being questioned in connection with the murder.
All roads have now been re-opened. St Peter's Street had been closed all morning while investigations were carried out, meaning businesses couldn't open.
Detective Chief Inspector Dave Cox who is leading the investigation said: “We do have a number of people in custody; however, this does not mean this is the end of the investigation.
“We are still appealing for people who have any information that may help our enquiries to come forward.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Derbyshire police on 101 quoting incident number 588 of January 19.