Man stabbed in York street attack

The police van on the corner of Margaret Street and Walmgate. Photographs: YorkMix
19 Apr 2018 @ 8.00 am
| Crime, News

A man has been stabbed on a York city centre street.

The man, who in his 30s, has suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries after the attack on Walmgate.

He is being treated for his injuries in York Hospital.

Police were called to reports of the stabbing shortly before midnight on Wednesday (April 18).

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The road is taped off
Blood and clothing can be seen on the pavement

Forensic enquiries

The investigation is ongoing. An area of Walmgate was cordoned off while forensic enquiries continue.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said:

We know this will be a concerning incident for residents.

Officers will be conducting patrols in the area today to provide reassurance to the local community.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference number NYP-18042018-0573.

The footpath on Walmgate was taped off this morning (Thursday, April 19), from outside the One Stop shop on the junction with Margaret Street to Bowes Morrell House, close to the junction with Hope Street.

Blood stains and clothing could be seen outside the One Stop Shop.

The cordon has now been removed.

There’s a long cordon in front of the Walmgate shops
Police tape at the scene
This view shows the Hope Street end of the cordon