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Luton: Man fights for his life after being stabbed

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A man is fighting for his life after being stabbed in Luton.

The incident happened at around 10:20pm on Sunday evening on Sherwood Road after an altercation between a group of men.

The victim was taken to hospital with stab wounds and a head injury.

Detective Inspector Mark Pugh, investigating, said: “We are appealing to anyone who has any information about this incident, especially anyone who has any video footage on their phone, which could help us track down the culprits."

It comes after another spate of high profile knife killings at the weekend.

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Man left with serious head injuries after attack in Luton

A man is in a critical condition in Addenbrooke's Hospital following a serious attack in Luton.

The victim, in his 40s from Hertfordshire was found lying in the street in Grove Street at 2.15pm on Wednesday 27 February. He had serious head injuries.

This appears to have been a nasty attack in broad daylight which has left the victim with significant injuries.

The man was found in a residential area and there may be people in the vicinity who witnessed the attack or events that led up to it.

We are doing all we can to catch those responsible and would urge anyone with information about the incident, who was in the area and saw or heard anything to please get in touch and help us with our enquiries.

People can also report information anonymously if they would prefer to do so.

– Detective Inspector Mark Pugh, investigating

Police are appealing for information.

Cricket World Cup comes to Luton as 100-day countdown continues

The Cricket World Cup trophy was in Luton on Wednesday helping promoting sport in the community. Credit: ITV News Anglia

It's just under 100 days before the 2019 World Cup gets underway and for once, England will start as favourites.

It has all been about the importance of cricket in the community with a competition taking place in Luton on Wednesday with youngsters representing the different World Cup nations taking part.

Former England cricket Devon Malcolm was on hand with cricketing tips for the children taking part.

  • Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Sports Correspondent Donovan Blake

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