Four further arrests have been made following a fight in Granby Street, Leicester during which a youth was stabbed.
Police received a call at 5.27pm on Wednesday 29 November to a report that a male had been stabbed in Granby Street during a fight involving a group of youths.
The injured male, a 16-year-old youth, was taken to hospital with serious injuries. He remains in hospital and his injuries are not described as life threatening or life changing.
A total of eight people have been arrested in connection in the incident and have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.
They are five youths aged 17 arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent and violent disorder, a 36-year-old man arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent, a 42-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent and a 33-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of GBH without intent.
Detective Sergeant Jim Muzzell, from the Complex Investigation team, said: “Our enquiries continue and despite these arrests, we are still keen to speak to anyone who may have any information in relating to this incident, in particular anyone who has phone footage or dash cam footage and hasn’t as yet spoken to police, to please get in touch with us.
“Granby Street would have been very busy at this particular time of the evening and there would have been lots of people who were passing through the area who would have been aware of what was going on and may have been felt scared and concerned.
“This is a serious incident and our officers continue to gather evidence as part of the investigation so we are keen to hear from anyone who has passing by the scene as the incident unfolded and has been directly affected by what happened.
“We are also aware of a video circulating online which shows part of the incident. I like to continue to ask people not to share this or to speculate regarding the circumstances surrounding the incident and if you have any information please contact us.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting 23*737531 or visit us online at www.leics.police.uk.