Police investigating stabbing in St Albans

PUBLISHED: 17:42 04 November 2020 | UPDATED: 10:37 05 November 2020




A man has been hospitalised following a stabbing in the Cottonmill area of St Albans.

Police were called at around 1.30pm following reports that a man had sustained injuries in the vicinity of Grindecobbe.

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Eyewitnesses reported armed police in the area, and said the force helicopter had been deployed.

Officers attended and traced the victim, who was aged 20, at a nearby address. His injuries were not deemed to be life-threatening.

He was taken to hospital by the ambulance service to have his injuries assessed, and officers remain in the area to conduct enquiries.

Herts Police confirmed that the victim had sustained a stab wound. No arrests have been made at this time.

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