Police hunt five men after Stevenage stabbing

PUBLISHED: 21:18 06 October 2018 | UPDATED: 21:31 06 October 2018

Police have launched an appeal to trace five men after a stabbing in Stevenage.

Police have launched an appeal to trace five men after a stabbing in Stevenage.

Archant

A man was stabbed at a property in Stevenage this afternoon, and police are now hunting for a group who they believe carried out the attack while wearing balaclavas.

The incident happened shortly after 4pm this afternoon, where a man in his twenties sustained stab wounds in a property in Marymead Drive.

A police spokeswoman said: “The victim has been taken to hospital and the offenders are believed to be five males, who were wearing balaclavas.”

Det Insp Michael Macbeth, who is investigating, said: “Luckily the man’s injuries are not thought to be serious.

“We are conducting extensive enquiries to trace those responsible and I would like to reassure residents that those involved are believed to be known to each other.

“If you saw suspicious activity in the area at the time, or have information about what happened, I would like to hear from you.

“Please get in touch via the 101 or report information online at www.herts.police.uk/report quoting ISR 518 of October 6.”

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will never need to go to court.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Comet. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the The Comet