‘Peacemaker’ allegedly stabbed twice outside Northampton nightclub

Elysium, Horseshoe Street, Northampton NNL-151008-142205001

Elysium, Horseshoe Street, Northampton NNL-151008-142205001

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A man remains in hospital after he was allegedly stabbed twice outside a Northampton nightclub in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Eyewitness reports suggest the victim was attempting to break up a fight outside the Elysium nightclub in Horseshoe Street when it occurred, at around 5am.

Dramatic scenes unfolded after the incident, according to an onlooker who did not wish to be named, with the alleged suspect being chased into the Park Inn hotel on nearby silver Street.

A 19-year-old man was arrested at the hotel shortly afterwards and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

A police spokeswoman said the victim’s injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Northamptonshire Police is appealing for witnesses following the stabbing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the force non-emergency number on 101.