Man taken to hospital after stabbing in Northampton

A man is in hospital after he was stabbed in a Northampton street.

Wednesday, 28th September 2016, 11:07 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:34 pm
Police cordoned off Palmerston Road in Northampton after an alleged stabbing

Police were called to Palmerston Road, near The Fiddlers pub in Wellingborough Road, at 6pm last night (Tuesday) after a man suffered stab wounds.

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman said the man had been taken to hospital and was in a “stable, non-life-threatening condition”.

The spokesman said the only description of the offender was that he was a “black” man.

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The area was cordoned off last night to allow forensic officers to investigate the scene.

Witnesses are anybody with any information about the stabbing are asked to call police on 101. Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.