UPDATED Stabbing in Welford Road, Leicester

Updated on 3/10/17 at 9:28 p.m.

Incident number: 17*423487

Detectives are continuing their enquiries at a car wash in Welford Road after a 21-year-old man was stabbed yesterday afternoon (Monday 2 October).

The victim sustained a stab wound to his body and was taken via air ambulance to University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire.

He is currently in a stable condition in hospital.

Five men, aged 19, 24, 26, 32 and 36, were arrested yesterday in connection with the incident. They have been released under investigation this evening.

The investigation into incident is continuing, officers are looking at CCTV and carrying out house to house enquiries.

From enquiries conducted so far it’s believed the victim may have been attacked in the car wash, the incident may have spilled out on to Howard Road and the victim was found injured in Adderley Road.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or knows anything about the circumstances leading up to the assault is asked to contact 101, quoting crime number 17*423487.

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