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Police appeal following Luton stabbing

14 Oct 2021

We are appealing for information after a man was stabbed outside a Luton shopping precinct early on Saturday evening (9 October).

Between around 6.15pm and 7pm, a group of four or five men attacked another man outside shops off Delphine Close in Farley Hill as he tried to enter Nisa Local.

After an altercation, one of the group withdrew a knife and threatened the victim. He then proceeded to stab him in the leg.

The victim fled and was subsequently taken to hospital for treatment He was later discharged.

PC McAlpine-Given, from Bedfordshire Police, said: “This was a violent event which took place in a public place at a busy time of the evening, and I would encourage anyone who saw the incident or a group of men in the area at the time to get in touch.

“We’re committed to tackling violent incidents such as this in Bedfordshire, and we are grateful for the public’s help in bringing those looking to commit such activity to justice.

“There are a number of ways information can be submitted, such as by calling 101 or visiting our website or by contacting the charity Crimestoppers, which is completely anonymous.”

If you have information or footage, please report it via our online reporting tool quoting reference 40/53841/21 or by calling 101.

Crimestoppers can be contacted via its website or by calling 0800 555 111.

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