Police hunt for knife attacker after man, 19, stabbed in Portsmouth city centre

A TEENAGER has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in Portsmouth city centre.

Saturday, 1st May 2021, 11:10 am

Emergency services were called to Arundel Street just after 5.30pm yesterday.

Police, paramedics and even an air ambulance all attended the scene.

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Police in Slindon Street in Portsmouth city centre after a stabbing last night.

The victim, 19, was found with stab wounds following reports of a man being attacked with a knife.

He has been taken to hospital but his injuries are not life-threatening at this time.

Arundel Street, Yapton Street and Slindon Street were tapped off last night following the stabbing.

A police spokeswoman said: ‘Officers are investigating after a man was seriously assaulted in Portsmouth.

‘We were called just after 5.30pm yesterday, Friday 30 April, to reports of a man being attacked with a knife on Arundel Street, at the junction with Buckingham Street.

‘On arrival, a 19-year-old man from Fratton was located with a stab wound. He was taken to hospital where he is being treated for his injuries, they are not considered life-threatening at this time.

‘We're appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information about the crime to contact us on 101 quoting: 44210165339.

‘We would also ask anyone with CCTV or mobile phone footage to make contact.’

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