Man Critical After Stabbing In York

10 August 2014, 07:01

A 28 year old man's in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed in the Acomb area of York.

The victim suffered serious injuries to his abdomen in the attack, which happened on Stuart Road at around 2.10am on Saturday 9th August 2014.

He is currently being treated at Leeds General Infirmary where his condition is described as critical but stable.

A 39-year-old local man has been arrested and remains in police custody for questioning.

Officers are currently searching in and around the Stuart Road area to try and recover the weapon used in the incident, which is believed to be a kitchen knife.

Anyone who sees a discarded knife in the area is urged to contact the police as soon as possible.

Officers would also like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or has any other information which can assist the investigation.

Anyone with information that can help the investigation is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 - select option 2 - and ask for York CID.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to YorkCID@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you prefer not to give your name, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12140134110 when passing information about this incident.

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