Appeal after men injured following incident in Gwendolen Road, Leicester
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Officers are appealing for information after three men suffered stab wound injuries following an incident in Gwendolen Road, Leicester, yesterday afternoon (Tuesday).
Police received a call at 4.15pm reporting two men, both in their 20s, had been sitting in a car in a car park in Gwendolen Road near the junction with Evington Valley Road when a brick was thrown at the car window. The men were then assaulted by a group of other men with both victims suffering stab wound injuries.
One of the victims was taken to hospital. He has since been discharged. The other victim suffered what were believed to be minor injuries and left the scene.
At 4.42pm, police then received a call reporting a third man, also in his 20s, who was in Darley Street, Leicester, had suffered from stab wound injuries. From initial enquiries, it is believed he sustained his injuries in Gwendolen Street at the same time as the previous incident mentioned.
The man has been taken to hospital where he currently remains. His condition is described as serious but stable.
Following the incident in Gwendolen Road, four male suspects are believed to have left the scene on foot, making their way to Drinkstone Road and then St Saviours Road.
Enquiries are ongoing and officers remain in the area gathering information, carrying out house-to-house enquiries, checking CCTV footage and offering reassurance.
Detective Inspector Mark Parish said: “We are carrying out full enquiries into this incident in which three men were injured. One of the victims does currently remain in hospital in a serious but stable condition.
“This incident happened during the afternoon. If you were in the area of Gwendolen Road, Evington Valley Road, Drinkstone Road or St Saviours Road yesterday afternoon, please think back to anything which you may have seen or heard which could help our investigation.
“If you have CCTV or dashcam footage from the area, please check this and get in touch with us if you have not already done so.
“Officers remain in the area gathering information and offering reassurance. Please also speak with them if you have any information or any concerns in relation to the incident.”
Anyone with any information should contact 101 quoting incident 20*374622. You can also report online at https://www.leics.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime/