16th Sep, 2019

Attempted murder investigation launched following horrific attack at Leamington flat

Ian Hughes 7th May, 2019 Updated: 7th May, 2019

A MAN suffered life-changing injuries after being attacked by an armed gang at a flat in Leamington.

Police are treating the attack, which happened in Baxter Court shortly before 8pm on bank holiday Monday, as attempted murder.

Police found a 37-year-old man with serious injuries to his head, torso, arms and leg.

His injuries are described as life changing and he is currently in a stable condition in hospital.

Det Sgt Mark Calvert said: “We are treating this horrific attack as attempted murder. Prior to the attack we believe a number of offenders arrived at the property armed with baseball bats and an axe.

“We’re keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or who was in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious.

“At this time we believe this was a targeted attack and there was no risk to the wider public.”

Witnesses or anyone with information is urged to call police on 101 quoting incident 370 of May 6, or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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