Stevenage knife attack leaves 24-year-old hospitalised with slash wounds

A 24-year-old man suffered slash wounds after being attacked with a knife in Spencer Way, Stevenage.

A 24-year-old man suffered slash wounds after being attacked with a knife in Spencer Way, Stevenage. - Credit: Archant

A man suffered slash wounds and is recovering in hospital after being attacked with a knife on Saturday night.

Police are investigating the assault which happened at 11.40pm in a flat in Spencer Way, Stevenage.

The 24-year-old man suffered slash wounds to his upper body and was taken to the Lister Hospital.

He has serious but not life threatening injuries.

A 32-year-old man from Stevenage has been arrested on suspicion of GBH and has been released on bail until June 6.

A 35-year-old man from Stevenage was also arrested this morning on suspicion of GBH and remains in custody.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact the Stevenage Local Crime Unit on 01438 757138 or the Herts police non-emergency number on 101, quoting crime reference number E1/16/2360.