Updated: Jan 23, 2020
Police and East Midlands ambulance service was called to the Good neighbours public house on Aikman Avenue in New Parks around 10pm tonight, to reports of a serious assault.
The ambulance was seen leaving the scene at with it’s blue lights flashing, follow by a Police car heading towards New Parks A50. The route to Queens medical Centre in Nottingham.
We did have unconfirmed reports after speaking to bystanders that a male had been stabbed.
🔴 Updated News 23:00
Police have now confirmed that a stabbing did take place outside on the front car park area of the Public House.
The police have just released the following statement.
“Police were called shortly before 10pm today (Thursday 20 June) by East Midlands Ambulance Service reporting their attendance at a stabbing in Leicester.
Officers attended the scene outside a pub in Aikman Avenue.
The victim, a man in his 20s, had sustained an injury to his back. He has been taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham for treatment. His injury is not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.
A scene preservation is in place at the scene.
Enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident are in the early stages.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident 727 of 20 June.
A 17-year-old youth has been charged following a stabbing in Aikman Avenue, Leicester last week.
The youth, who can’t be named for legal reasons, has been charged with GBH Section 18 wounding and possession of a knife blade/sharp pointed article in a public place.
He has been remanded in custody to appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court today (24 June).
The charges relate to police being called to outside a pub by East Midlands Ambulance Service shortly before 10pm on Thursday (20 June).
The victim, a man in his 20s, sustained an injury to his back. He was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham for treatment and has since been discharged.
A 16-year-old Leicester boy arrested on suspicion of GBH Section 18 has been released on bail pending further enquiries.