Man left with ‘stab injuries’ following alleged Eastern Electrics robbery

The man was taken to hospital

The man was taken to hospital

A MAN is believed to have been stabbed during a suspected robbery at Knebworth’s Eastern Electrics festival.

Police are investigating an alleged robbery within the Eastern Electrics main arena in Knebworth on Sunday morning.

It is believed to have happened sometime between 3.30am and 5am within the main arena, where the victim, a man in his late 30s, had items stolen.

Police say he suffered injuries consistent with a stabbing.

The victim is currently receiving further treatment at Lister Hospital, where his condition is described as stable and not life-threatening.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Herts Police on the non-emergency number 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, the independent charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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