POLICE APPEAL FOR INFORMATION AFTER STABBING INCIDENT IN ALBERT GROVE
 

Sarah Bryan, writing in the Nottingham Post, reported on 3 November 2017 that the cordon on Albert Grove, which had been in place for two days, has now been lifted. She further writes ...

Notitnghamshire Police was called to Albert Grovejust after 6 am on Wednesday (November 1).

The 19-year-old victim, who was stabbed in his chest, was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre where he remains in a "critical condition".

Police officers could be seen at the scene today (Wednesday, November 3) making door-to-door enquiries.

The Post understands the victim is a student at the University of Nottingham.

Yesterday police also increased patrols in the area and re-appealed for witnesses.

Chief Inspector Mark Stanley, of Nottinghamshire Police , said: "We have stepped up patrols in the area to provide reassurance and we are doing everything we can to keep people safe.

"Incidents like this where the victim has sustained such serious injuries are incredibly rare.

"Our thoughts are with the victim and his family and friends at this difficult time.

"We’re re-appealing for any witnesses or anyone with any information that could help our investigation.

"It may be that someone saw something just before, during or after this incident which could help us with our enquiries. It may be that someone captured dash cam footage of the incident as they set off for work."

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting incident 112 of November 1.

Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.