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An investigation is continuing after two people were found with stab wound injuries in Hathern, Loughborough, during the early hours of yesterday morning (Wednesday).
Leicestershire Police were called at 1.13am following a report that a man and woman had been injured outside a premises in Wide Lane, Hathern, near to the junction with Church Street.
East Midlands Ambulance Service attended and the man, who is in his 60s, and the woman, who is in her 40s, were both found to have suffered a stab wound injury. The man and woman were both taken to hospital where they currently remain in a stable condition. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.
A 51-year-old man, of Loughborough, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the incident. He has since been released on bail.
A police cordon initially placed at the scene has since been removed. Enquiries remain ongoing and detectives continue to appeal to anyone with any information, who has not yet spoken to police, to make contact.
Detective Inspector Esther Scott said: “Our team continues today to carry out full enquiries as we continue to establish the full circumstances of this incident.
“If you were in the area during the early hours of yesterday morning and have any information, but have not yet made contact with us, then please get in touch. If you have any footage such as CCTV or dashcam footage from the area then you should also make contact.
“We understand the incident will have caused concern in the area. Please continue to speak with us and work with us and please be assured that a full investigation does remain ongoing.”
Anyone with any information should contact police. You can report online at www.leics.police.uk or call 101 quoting incident 29 of 29 June.