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Investigation underway after man stabbed

An investigation is underway after a man was stabbed in Sittingbourne.

Police were called at 7.23pm this evening to a report of a disturbance in Woodberry Drive. A man in his 30s suffered an injury consistent with a stab wound to his lower back and was airlifted to a London hospital.

Officers are carrying out enquiries into the circumstances behind the incident.

There have been no arrests.

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Two men stabbed during attack in Poole

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after two men were assaulted in Poole.

Officers were called to Hasler Road on Sunday afternoon.

Two local men aged 22 and 32 were injured. One sustained injuries to his upper leg and the second sustained a hand injury. They were both taken to hospital for treatment. Their conditions are not life-threatening.

No arrests have been made.

“I am appealing to anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area of Hasler Road at the relevant time to please call me.”

– Detective Sergeant Simon Perry, of Bournemouth CID

Man stabbed in Brighton

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in Brighton.

Officers were called at around 1.15am on Saturday to Regency Square after two men were seen fighting.

The victim, a 26-year-old man from Brighton, suffered multiple stab wounds and was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

"This was a violent but isolated attack in the city centre and we would like to hear from anyone who was in the area and who saw what happened. "Witnesses can email or call 101 quoting Operation Sienna."

– Detective Inspector Ian Still

Police reassure residents after teenager stabbed near school

Police in Poole are reassuring the public after a teenager was stabbed near Poole High School.

It happened after 3pm yesterday afternoon in an alleyway off Wimborne Road.

A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital for treatment to a single stab wound. His condition was not life-threatening and he has since left hospital. No one else was injured in the incident.

The weapon has not been recovered as yet and detectives are keeping an open mind as to what weapon was involved, but it is not believed to be a knife.

A 15-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of assault, is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

“While I am fully aware that this incident will have caused great concern to the community, I would like to reassure them that a full and robust investigation is underway to get to the bottom of exactly what happened.

“There will continue to be a heightened police presence in the area while enquiries take place and I would like to thank the community for their assistance and co-operation.

“Should any residents have concerns our local neighbourhood policing team can be contacted to answer any questions and offer assurances.

“I would also like to reiterate that this incident was not connected to the alleged assault in Poole Park on Saturday.

“Finally, if anyone has any information that may help detectives with their investigation I would ask them to please call police on 101 quoting incident number 28:260.”

– Poole Neighbourhood Inspector Shawn Whitley

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15-year-old arrested after teenager stabbed near school

The teenager was stabbed in an alleyway next to Poole High School Credit: ITV Meridian

An investigation is underway after a teenager was stabbed in an alleyway close to Poole High School off Wimborne Road in Poole.

He has been taken to hospital for treatment to a single stab wound. His condition is not life-threatening. No one else was injured in the incident.

The alleyway has been cordoned off and an investigation is now underway.

A teenage boy was stabbed in an alleyway close to Poole High School Credit: ITV Meridian

Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team have been carrying out high-visibility patrols yesterday and today to reassure the community.

Officers say the incident is not connected to the reported stabbing in Poole Park on Saturday 23rd January 2016.

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

Man stabbed as he walked through park

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in the stomach as he walked through a park in Dorset.

The 59-year-old victim was in Poole Park near to the crazy golf area between 6pm and 7pm on Saturday when he was approached from behind.

The offender ran toward the war memorial. The victim then managed to walk to Poole Hospital where he underwent surgery. He remains in hospital receiving treatment, but his condition is not life-threatening.

Officers have been searching Poole Park for the weapon used in the incident and this search will continue today.

If anyone finds a knife or sharp object in Poole Park or discarded nearby, they are urged to not touch the item but call Dorset Police immediately.

“This was an unprovoked assault and there will have been people in the park at the time of day the incident occurred. I am appealing to anyone who may have seen the incident or anyone acting suspiciously around the time of the assault to contact me on 101.

“It is likely there may be an increased police presence around the Poole Park area while investigations into the incident continue.”

– Detective Sergeant Ben Morgan, of Bournemouth CID
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