Man stabbed in attack


A MAN was stabbed in an attack.

The victim, 35, was walking along South Street North, New Whittington, at 9.40pm on Tuesday when he was attacked by two men.

He was hit over the head, fell to the floor and was then stabbed to the leg and buttock area in a scuffle.

The offenders ran off in the direction of High Street and their victim was taken to hospital for treatment for cuts to his head, leg and buttock.

One of the attackers is described as white and wearing a grey padded jacket with the hood up. The other was Asian, dressed in black clothes with a hood up.

Detectives would like to speak to anyone was in the area who may have witnessed the incident.

Report information to 0345 123 3333 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.