Updated: Mar 28, 2019
A Teenager was Stabbed in the city tonight.
Parts of Charles Street at the corner of Humberstone Gate is currently closed to the public.
Early reports are saying a man was taken to Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham, with injuries unknown.
A Leicestershire Police spokeswoman said: “We were called at 5.50pm to a report of a stabbing in Humberstone Gate.
“A 19-year-old man was injured and has been taken to Queen’s Medical Centre for treatment to a stab wound.
🔴 Full Police statement released
Issued on 20/3/19 at 7:09 p.m.
Officers are in attendance following a report of a stabbing in Humberstone Gate, Leicester.
Police were called at 5.50pm this afternoon. The injured man, a 19-year-old, has been taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre for treatment for a stab wound.
There are cordons in place in Humberstone Gate and in Charles Street. The incident happened in Charles Street, and the injured man then moved to Humberstone Gate.
No roads are closed.
Officers are in the area and are keen to speak to anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident.
Patrol and Resolution Inspector Gaynor Turner is dealing with the incident. She said: “We know there were some cross words between the suspects and the injured man just before the incident from some witnesses we have already spoken to.
“But any information that can help us identify the person, or people responsible for causing this injury, is vital.” Call 101, quoting incident number 581 of 20 March.
A man arrested following a stabbing in Leicester city centre on Wednesday evening (20 March) has been released from police custody.
The 24-year-old was arrested yesterday (Thursday) on suspicion of grievous bodily harm following the incident on Humberstone Gate, Leicester.
He has been released from police custody pending further investigation.