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Police appeal for witnesses after man reportedly stabbed in Rugby

Editorial Correspondent 9th May, 2022 Updated: 10th May, 2022

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a reported stabbing in Rugby this afternoon (Monday May 9).

Emergency services were called to Potsford Road in Cawston at around 3.30pm following a report a man in his 60s had been stabbed.

A man in his early 60s was taken to hospital with injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening. There were no other reported injuries.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of section 18 wounding and is currently in police custody.

Det Con Beverley Ward from Warwickshire Police said: “This is believed to be an isolated incident and enquiries are ongoing. A scene guard is currently in place while forensic examination takes place.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 230 of May 9, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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