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Two arrested after man stabbed at cinema in Nottingham

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Two people have been arrested in connection with a reported stabbing at Cineworld in Nottingham.

A boy and a man, aged 16 and 23, have been arrested.

Officers were called at 8.17pm this evening to the venue at Forman Street in the city centre after reports of a fight.

A 20-year-old man was taken to hospital. His injuries aren't believed to be life-threatening.

The 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article and causing grievous bodily harm.

The 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article.

Superintendent Ross Cooke, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Our officers have acted quickly to establish the circumstances around this incident leading to two arrests and the recovery of a knife.

“Isolated incidents such as this are incredibly serious and as a force we are committed to ensuring that appropriate action is taken to keep people safe and bring to justice those responsible.”

A cordon has been set up inside the cinema. Extra officers will be on patrol to provide reassurance.