Man stabbed in attack in Cambridge Road, Grimsby
A MAN required hospital treatment after he was attacked and robbed in Cambridge Road, Grimsby.
The incident happened between 8.45pm and 9pm on Tuesday, September 4, but police have only just launched an appeal for witnesses.
The victim, a 19-year-old Grimsby man, was approached by a man who was known to him who asked him to hand over the beer he was carrying.
The victim refused but placed the beer to one side and the suspect is then alleged to have produced a bladed weapon which he used to stab the victim in the leg before making off.
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The victim required treatment at the Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital in Grimsby for the wound to his inner thigh which was about one inch in length.
Officers arrested a 21-year-old local man in connection with the incident. He has been questioned and released on police bail pending further inquiries.
Police want to speak to anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area at the time or anyone who might have seen a knife that may have been discarded in the area.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Humberside Police on the non emergency number 101 referring to log 719 of September 4.