Police update after man, 51, reportedly stabbed in the chest in The Meadows

A suspect has been arrested after a man was reportedly stabbed in the chest. A 51-year-old man is understood to have been stabbed once during the incident.

He was taken to hospital for treatment, having suffered injuries that are not thought to be life-threatening. The incident reportedly took place in Crocus Street, The Meadows, at around 6.05pm on Saturday (March 26).

A 19-year-old man was then arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent. He has been released under investigation as enquiries continue.

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Detective Sergeant Louise Bradford, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We have arrested a man in connection with an incident in which another man was reportedly stabbed over the weekend. A man had to go to hospital and needed treatment for his injuries, which we understand are thankfully not thought to be life-threatening.

“This case is still being investigated and we are currently working hard to establish exactly what happened. The force takes all reports of knife crime extremely seriously.

“Our priority is to keep people safe and we remain committed to driving down violence in our communities. We continue to work tirelessly to educate people on the dangers of carrying a knife, as part of our preventative work, and work really hard to take as many dangerous weapons as possible off our streets.

“We will not tolerate people carrying knives in Nottinghamshire and we will always look to take robust action against anyone believed to be involved in violent crime.”

Anyone who witnessed this incident or who has any other information which could help detectives with their ongoing investigation is urged to please contact us straight away on 101, quoting incident number 558 of 26 March 2022. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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