Man stabbed at St Albans Club Batchwood after fight breaks out

Herts Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after this incident at 4am this morning at

Herts Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after this incident at 4am this morning at Club Batchwood in Batchwood Drive, St Albans - Credit: Archant

A 19-year-old man was stabbed inside a city nightclub in the early hours of this morning (Friday, May 22).

The incident took place at around 4am when a brawl broke out between a large group of people inside Club Batchwood in Batchwood Drive, St Albans.

A 19-year-old man received a single stab wound to his chest and was taken to hospital, where he remains in a stable condition.

Detective Sergeant Katy Jackson, who is investigating, said: “If you were at the club and saw or heard anything suspicious, either before, during or after the incident, I would like to hear from you as you may have vital information.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Herts Police on non-emergency number 101 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

A 19-year-old from London, has since been arrested in connection with the incident and released on bail until June 6.