Stabbing leaves man needing stitches

PUBLISHED: 18:04 15 April 2008 | UPDATED: 21:26 31 May 2010

A STABBING in Saffron Walden left a 32-year-old man in hospital on Monday. The victim received slash wounds when he was attacked shortly before 9.30am, following an argument with two men in Pound Walk. He contacted police saying he had been stabbed in the

A STABBING in Saffron Walden left a 32-year-old man in hospital on Monday.

The victim received slash wounds when he was attacked shortly before 9.30am, following an argument with two men in Pound Walk.

He contacted police saying he had been stabbed in the stomach and was picked up by an ambulance, which took him to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. After receiving several stitches for what police described as a "minor abdominal wound", he was kept in overnight for observation and discharged this morning (Tuesday).

The stabber was described as white, in his early 20s and about 5ft 10in tall.

Police have conducted door-to-door enquiries in an attempt to gather information, but are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident.

Anyone with any information should contact Saffron Walden Police Station on 01799 513232.

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