Lowestoft: Second stabbing in town in 24 hours

A MAN was taken to hospital today after being stabbed in the back with a knife in Lowestoft.

The victim was attacked Trafalgar Street around 12.50am.

It was the second stabbing in the town in 24 hours.

A 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the back in Oulton Road around 3am on Saturday morning. Police arrested two men - one on suspicion of attempted murder - shortly afterwards.

The boy was taken to hospital, but his injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.


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Following this morning’s incident a 49-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and is currently being detained at Lowestoft police station.

The 51-year-old victim was taken to James Paget Hospital in Gorleston.

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A spokesman for Suffolk Constabulary said the man also had cuts and grazes to his face. However, his condition was not thought to be life-threatening.

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