St Albans city centre incident confirmed as a stabbing

PUBLISHED: 10:44 21 August 2018 | UPDATED: 10:47 21 August 2018

Catherine Street, St Albans. Picture: Google.

Catherine Street, St Albans. Picture: Google.

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An incident near to St Albans city centre which left two men in hospital has been confirmed as a stabbing.

The police were called at 2.40am on Sunday to a disturbance on Catherine Street and found two men in their 20s with what was believed to be stab wounds.

They were taken to hospital, but their injuries are not deemed to be life-threatening.

Today, Herts police have confirmed the men sustained stab wounds.

No arrests have yet been made, but Det Con Claire Mann said: “I am appealing for anyone who saw the incident, or events leading up it, to please get in contact.

“Thankfully the men were not more seriously injured during the incident. We are currently working to establish the circumstances around what happened and trace those involved.”

Anyone with information has been asked to contact Det Con Mann via claire.mann@herts.pnn.police.uk, or by calling 101 and quoting crime reference 41/28885/18.

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A few years back I was fixing a shed in our garden and had enlisted the help of my young son. We were busy moving rotten pieces of wood from the side of the shed when suddenly I felt sharp stabbing pains in my lower legs. Before I had a chance to investigate my son started screaming in pain and it took a few more seconds to realize that we were trampling on a wasps’ nest!

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