Police confirm incident in Briar Hill was a stabbing

The incident took place in Thorn Hill, off Ringway, last Saturday (August 18).
The incident took place in Thorn Hill, off Ringway, last Saturday (August 18).

A man has been arrested and released under investigation following a stabbing in Northampton.

Officers were called to the incident in Thorn Hill, in the Briar Hill area, on Saturday at about 8.30pm to reports of a man who had been seriously assaulted following an altercation, a spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police today said.

A 20-year-old man was arrested and has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.