Man stabbed in Bristol city centre on Saturday: Police witness appeal

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By matt_2009 | Monday, January 28, 2013, 09:45

A 19-year-old man was repeatedly stabbed in King Street, Bristol on Saturday morning.

He remains in stable condition after being taken to the Bristol Royal Infirmary.

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding and possession of an offensive weapon.

Police say that sometime between 3.30am and 4am on Saturday (January 26) an altercation occurred on King Street which resulted in a 19-year-old man receiving a number of stab wounds.

The man was taken to the BRI where he remains in a stable condition.

Officers investigating this incident would now like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and witnesses this assault taking place.

Detective Sergeant Stuart Pollock said: "This was a serious in a busy area of the City centre. I am certain people saw this crime taking place and I would urge those with information to come forward.

"Knife crime will not be tolerated in Avon and Somerset and those who resort to it will be dealt with robustly and placed before courts."

The 18-year-old has been bailed.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bristol CID on 101 or contact us by visiting www.avonandsomerset.police.uk

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