BREAKING NEWS: Two arrested over stabbing

Cotmanhay stabbing, police searching drains on Bridge street.
Cotmanhay stabbing, police searching drains on Bridge street.
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Two men have been questioned in connection with an incident in Cotmanhay in which a man was stabbed, polce have said.

Officers attended the scene at around 10.40pm on Sunday January 23 after reports that a 50-year-old man had been stabbed several times in the neck.

It is thought that a group of men attacked the victim in Trueman Street, at the junction of Bridge Street.

The man, who is from Ilkeston, was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre and he is in a stable condition.

Detectives arrested a 30-year-old man and a 42-year-old man, both from Ilkeston. They have been interviewed and bailed pending further inquiries.

Anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 0345 123 3333 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.