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Man stabbed in chest by masked assailants

Editorial Correspondent 8th Dec, 2020 Updated: 8th Dec, 2020

MASKED assailants stabbed a man in the chest yesterday afternoon (Monday December 7).

Shortly before 1pm, police were called by the ambulance service to an incident in Lower Hillmorton Road.

A man in his early 20s sustained a suspected stab wound to his chest which was not thought to be life-threatening. He was taken to hospital.

The suspects are three white men, one of whom was wearing glasses and is around 6ft 1in, of a slim build. Another was around 5ft 8in, of a slim build. All three men were wearing face coverings or balaclavas.

Investigating officer Det Sgt Mark Robertson from Warwickshire Police said: “We’re appealing for any witnesses or information to this offence, which has left a young man in hospital.

“This is currently being treated as an isolated incident, and a number of enquiries are underway to locate those responsible. If anyone has any information, please come forward.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 150 of December 7, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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