Easton stabbing: Man in 30s attacked, offender remains at large

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Police investigating a stabbing in Easton say the offenders are still at large.

Just after 12.30am this morning (Thursday, August 25) officers were told by paramedics that a man had been found with stab wounds on Stapleton Road.

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They arrived on scene and searched the area for the offenders who fled, but they haven’t yet been found.

Meanwhile the injured man, in his 30s, was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

It happened on Stapleton Road in Easton.It happened on Stapleton Road in Easton.
It happened on Stapleton Road in Easton. | Google

At this stage police don’t believe that the two incidents are linked, but are ‘keeping an open mind’.

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A cordon remains in place on Stapleton Road while officers gather evidence, speak to witnesses and review CCTV.

Detective Inspector Laura Miller said: “We fully appreciate how two incidents of serious violence on the streets of Bristol could alarm our communities and I want to reassure people we are thoroughly investigating both incidents.

“Neighbourhood officers are also carrying out patrols in both areas and I’d encourage people to approach them if they have any concerns.”

Anyone with information which could help is asked to call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5222204787.

You can also call Crimestoppers, free and anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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