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Police called to North Lynn stabbing




Emergency service have been called to a stabbing near the Kingsway Pavillion in North Lynn today in which a man has been left with serious injuries (Tuesday, July 7).

A man has been arrested following the incident this afternoon.

Officers were called at 12.35pm to reports that a man had been stabbed in Riversway.

Police have been called to Kingsway Pavillion following a stabbing. Picture: Ian Burt (38006292)
Police have been called to Kingsway Pavillion following a stabbing. Picture: Ian Burt (38006292)

A man, aged in his 30s, has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been taken into custody at King’s Lynn Investigation Centre where he will be questioned later.

The victim has been taken to hospital with serious injuries, Norfolk Police have said.

Detective sergeant Alex Gilmour said: "A cordon is currently in place at the scene and whilst enquiries are in their early stages it is believed those involved are known to each other.

Police have been called to Kingsway Pavillion following a stabbing. Picture: Ian Burt (38006301)
Police have been called to Kingsway Pavillion following a stabbing. Picture: Ian Burt (38006301)

"It is understandable an incident such as this will cause concern within the local community however extra officers will be on patrol over the coming days to provide reassurance to residents.”

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or anyone with information, should contact Norfolk Police on 101 quoting reference number 173 of Tuesday July 7 2020.

Police cordon tape has been put up at the site just off Edward Benefer Way and opposite the fire station.

There are three police cars and the Criminal Investigation Department at the scene.

Emergency services have been called to an incident in North Lynn today (Tuesday, July 7). Picture: Ian Burt (38005384)
Emergency services have been called to an incident in North Lynn today (Tuesday, July 7). Picture: Ian Burt (38005384)

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