Armed police respond to alleged stabbing in St Albans

PUBLISHED: 12:06 30 March 2020 | UPDATED: 12:06 30 March 2020

Armed police responded to reports of an alleged stabbing in St Albans. Picture: Archant

Armed police responded to reports of an alleged stabbing in St Albans. Picture: Archant


A woman in her 30s was taken to hospital after sustaining ‘alleged stab wounds’ in St Albans yesterday afternoon.

Police were called at 5.14pm to reports that a woman had been injured at a property in Bardwell Court.

Armed officers immediately attended the scene, but nobody was present on arrival.

A search was conducted in the area and the victim was located in Cell Barnes Lane. She had wounds to her abdomen and was taken to hospital.

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Her injuries are not life-threatening.

The offender – a man who is believed to be known to the victim – remains outstanding at this time and officers are conducting enquiries to trace him.

The man is described as black, in his mid 20s, of a muscular build, with big eyes and a cut in/fade hairstyle.

Any witnesses or anyone with information should call the non-emergency number 101 quoting crime reference 41/26715/20.

You can also report information online at or speak to an operator via online web chat at

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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