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Lowestoft - four arrested in connection with stabbing

Four teenagers have been arrested following a stabbing in Lowestoft earlier this week.

On Tuesday 13 October at approximately 10.40pm, an altercation took place between a group of people on St. Peter’s Street, that resulted in a man being stabbed in the leg.

Emergency services attended the scene close to the Boots pharmacy and members of the public also assisted the victim.

The victim, a man in his late teens, was taken to the James Paget Hospital for treatment, and was transferred to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, where he remains. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Four teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and have been released on bail until 5 November.

Enquiries are ongoing.

Previous release | 14 October 2020

Police are appealing for witnesses following a stabbing in Lowestoft yesterday evening (Tuesday 13 October).

On Tuesday 13 October at approximately 10.40pm, an altercation took place between a group of people on St. Peter’s Street, that resulted in a man being stabbed in the leg.

Emergency services attended the scene close to the Boots pharmacy and members of the public also assisted the victim.

The victim, a man in his late teens, was taken to the James Paget Hospital for treatment, where he remains. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Police believe that this is likely to be a targeted attack and that those involved may be known to each other.

The suspect left the scene following the attack and enquiries are ongoing.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or who may have information that could assist the investigation. There were a number of people in the area at the time of the incident and any witnesses with mobile phone footage of the incident are asked to contact police.

Anyone with any information about this incident or who saw anything suspicious at the time is asked to contact Lowestoft CID quoting reference number 37/59684/20.

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