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Gainsborough: Two arrests over early hours ‘stabbing’

Roundabout closed during assault investigation. Photo by Josh Walsh

Roundabout closed during assault investigation. Photo by Josh Walsh

 

Police shut several roads in Gainsborough after a suspected stabbing in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 5th January 2014).

This image sent in by local resident Josh Walsh shows emergency vehicles on the Trinity Street / Ashcroft Road roundabout at around 2am.

Police say a man was seriously assaulted in the Ashcroft Road area at around 1.45am.

It is thought he was stabbed.

The victim is currently recovering in hospital. His injuries are said not to be life threatening.

Two males were arrested and are helping police with their enquiries.

Nearby roads were cordoned off while forensic teams scoured the area for evidence. Most have now reopened.

Any witnesses are asked to contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 33 of 5th January 2014.

 

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