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Police appeal for help after man stabbed in Leamington

Leamington Editorial 13th Nov, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

POLICE are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in Leamington town centre.

The 29-year-old victim was walking along The Parade, at around 1.45am on Friday November 6 when he stopped to speak to two unknown men.

He was stabbed in the stomach. His injuries were not life threatening but he was treated at University Hospital Coventry.

The attacker is believed to have ridden off on a push bike in the direction of Hamilton Terrace.

Police have arrested a 38 year-old man on suspicion of wounding with intent in connection with the incident. He is currently on bail until December 8.

A 42 year-old man has also been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm (GBH) in connection with the same incident. He is on bail until 16 December 2015.

A police spokesman said: “We are appealing for any witnesses who were in the vicinity, especially a man who stopped and administered first aid, to please contact Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 18 of Friday November 6.”