Investigation ongoing following incident in Glenfield Road, Leicester
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An investigation is ongoing following an incident at a property in Glenfield Road, Leicester, during the early hours of this morning (Sunday).
Police were called at 2.24am to a report that seven men, who were in possession of weapons including baseball bats, a knife and what was believed to be a BB gun, had broken into a house in the area near Fosse Recreation Ground.
A man who was in the property suffered serious injuries in the incident including stab wound injuries and pellet wound injuries. The man, who is in his 30s, has been taken to hospital where he currently remains in a stable condition.
Two other people who were in the property suffered injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.
The suspects were reported to have left the property heading down Glenfield Road towards Franche Road. Initial reports suggest the suspects may have then got into a van to leave the area. No arrests have been made at this stage.
A scene preservation remains in place in the area while enquiries are carried out to establish the full circumstances of the incident.
Detectives are appealing to anyone with any information to make contact.
Detective Sergeant Joanna Elliott said: “We have a team carrying out full enquiries this morning to establish the full circumstances of this incident. This includes analysing CCTV, searching the scene and speaking to witnesses.
“The incident happened during the early hours of this morning but we are appealing to anyone who was in the area to think back to anything you may have seen or heard which caused you concern. Did you see a group of people in the area? Were there any vehicles in the area which looked unusual or caused you concern? Have you heard anything about this incident which could help us with our enquiries?
“We also urge anyone who has any CCTV or dashcam footage from the area to check this and get in touch with us.
“We understand this incident will have caused some concern and we remain dedicated to finding the people responsible. Our officers remain in the area this morning carrying out enquiries and offering reassurance – please do speak with them.
“You can also call 101 if you have any information or report online at www.leics.police.uk quoting incident 79 of 7 November.”