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Two arrested in connection with Cineworld stabbing

December 2, 2019
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A boy and a man, aged 16 and 23 have been arrested in connection with a reported stabbing in Nottingham city centre.

Nottinghamshire Police was called to Cineworld at around 8.15pm on Sunday 1 December to reports of a stabbing after a fight in the cinema complex.

A 20-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment of injuries not believed to be life-threatening and has now been released.  He is expected to make a full recovery.

The 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article and causing grievous bodily harm.

The 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article.

Superintendent Ross Cooke, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Our officers have acted quickly to establish the circumstances around this incident leading to two arrests and the recovery of a knife.

“Isolated incidents such as this are incredibly serious and as a force we are committed to ensuring that appropriate action is taken to keep people safe and bring to justice those responsible.”

If you witnessed the incident or have any information that could aid officers in their investigation, please contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 804 of 1 December 2019.

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