Arrested man released by police after victim is stabbed multiple times in Wellingborough Road area of Northampton

A man who was arrested this morning by police investigating a stabbing in Northampton has been eliminated from enquiries.

Police investigations continue this afternoon after a young man staggered into a shop in Wellingborough Road at around 7.30pm yesterday (Tuesday) bleeding after being stabbed multiple times in the leg.

A house in Stimpson Avenue remains taped off

A house in Stimpson Avenue remains taped off

A 999 call was made from the shop to help the man who is in his early 20s.

He was taken to Northampton General Hospital in a serious condition but his condition was confirmed as stable this morning.

A 54-year-old man from Milton Keynes was arrested in connection with the incident but has since been released.

A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police said: "He has been eliminated from enquiries."

Investigations continue and there will be a high police presence in the area around Wellingborough Road and Stimpson Avenue.

A house remains taped off in Stimpson Avenue this morning.

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