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Man arrested after stabbing in Heacham




Police have arrested a man following a stabbing in Heacham on Sunday.

Officers were called to an address in the High Street at 11.20am and on arrival found a man with a stab wound to his neck. The air ambulance was also called.

The victim, a man in his 60s, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Lynn where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

Police attend the stabbing on Heacham High Street on Sunday morning. Picture: SUBMITTED (43994042)
Police attend the stabbing on Heacham High Street on Sunday morning. Picture: SUBMITTED (43994042)

A man, aged in his 50s and from the Heacham area, has been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody.

Detective sergeant Matt Hendry said: “We are continuing to investigate the circumstances leading up to this incident; however, initial enquiries have established those involved are known to each other.

“Anyone who may have witnessed this incident, or anyone with information should contact police.”

The air ambulance was called to the stabbing in Heacham. Picture: SUBMITTED (43994032)
The air ambulance was called to the stabbing in Heacham. Picture: SUBMITTED (43994032)

Anyone with information should contact Western CID, Swaffham, on 101 quoting reference number 36/3323/21.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

A spokeswoman for the air ambulance service said: "I can confirm that the East Anglian Air Ambulance team attended an assault in Heacham yesterday morning."



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