A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after two people were found with stab wound injuries in Hathern, Loughborough, during the early hours of this morning.
Leicestershire Police were called at 1.13am this morning (Wednesday, June 29), following a report that a man and woman had been injured outside a premises in Wide Lane, Hathern, near to the junction with Church Street.
East Midlands Ambulance Service attended and the man, who is in his 60s, and the woman, who is in her 40s, were both found to have suffered a stab wound injury. The man and woman were both taken to hospital where they currently remain in a stable condition. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.
A 51-year-old man, of Loughborough, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the incident. He currently remains in police custody.
Police remain at the scene today carrying out initial enquiries and a police cordon remains in place.
Detectives are also appealing to anyone with any information, who has not yet spoken to police, to make contact.
Detective Inspector Esther Scott said: “We have a team carrying out full enquiries this morning as we continue to establish the full circumstances of this incident.
“The man and the woman who were found injured currently remain in hospital in a stable condition and full support is being provided to them.
“A man who was arrested during the early hours of this morning in connection with the incident remains in police custody as our enquiries continue. Our current enquiries include analysis of the scene, checking CCTV and speaking to witnesses at the scene.
“If you were in the area during the early hours of this morning and have any information then please make contact with us. If you have any footage such as CCTV or dashcam footage from the area then you should also get in touch with us.
“I understand the incident will have caused concern in the area. Please speak with our officers in the area today and please be assured that a full investigation remains ongoing.”
Anyone with any information should contact police. You can report online at www.leics.police.uk or call 101 quoting incident 29 of 29 June.