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Man reportedly stabbed after ‘large fight’ in Gedling

The incident happened in Main Street in Gedling and the area was cordoned off by police officers overnight

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Police officers were called out last night following reports of a large fight in Gedling in which a man was reportedly stabbed.

Officers say his injuries aren’t believed to be life-threatning or life-altering.

A 30-year old man has now been arrested.

The incident happened in Main Road and the area was cordoned off near the Gedling Inn, with the road being closed to traffic overnight.

A smaller cordon was put in place this morning and traffic was again allowed to pass through the village.

Detective Inspector, Pam Dowson, of Nottinghamshire Police confirmed that police had been called out to the village.

She said: “Officers were called to reports of a large fight on Main Road, Gedling at around 10pm yesterday (October 22).

“Having arrived swiftly at the scene, officers located a man who had sustained what is alleged to be stabbing related wounds.

“His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-altering.

“A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with this incident for affray and inquiries remain ongoing

Police cordon Gedling
The scene earlier this morning (IMAGE: Gedling Eye)

“A scene remains in place while we gather further forensic evidence and work with any local businesses or residents who may have CCTV footage.

“Incidents that involve knives will be dealt with effectively, with our specialist knife-crime teams working hard to thwart the impacts of carrying knives and offensive bladed weapons across Nottinghamshire, tackling knife-crime is a top priority.

“If anyone has any information that could help the investigation should call 101 quoting incident 780 of 22 October.”

A spokesperson for Gedling Inn posted a statement on their Facebook page earlier today.

They wrote: “Last night we had a serious incident happen at the Gedling Inn.

“We are co-operating with the police and luckily all our staff are safe.

“We will update as we have any more information.”

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