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Two more arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following 'horrific' broad daylight attack

Editorial Correspondent 8th Feb, 2021 Updated: 8th Feb, 2021

DETECTIVES have arrested two more people – a 15-year-old boy and 19-year-old man – on suspicion of attempted murder after another man was seriously injured yesterday (Sunday February 7).

A man in his 20s was found with serious stab wounds in Balcombe Road, Rugby when police were called there at around 12.20pm.

Overnight, officers arrested the 15-year-old and the 19-year-old, both from Rugby.

A 21-year-old man from Rugby arrested on suspicion of attempted murder yesterday afternoon remains in custody.

The victim remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

Det Ch Insp Jon Belcher from Warwickshire Police CID said: “This was a horrific attack in broad daylight which has understandably caused a great deal of alarm in the local community.

“We are carrying out a thorough investigation and have three people in custody. There will be a high police presence in the area today and we’re continuing to appeal to the public for information that could help with our enquiries.”

Police want to hear from witnesses, anyone with dash-cam footage from the area, or any other information. Call police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting incident 120 of February 7.


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