Man stabbed in Chichester

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Chichester this week.

Thursday, 16th December 2021, 10:30 am
Updated Thursday, 16th December 2021, 10:32 am

Officers were called to reports of a disturbance in St James’ Square at around 10pm on Tuesday (December 14)., where they found a man who had suffered a stab wound.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to hospital by the ambulance service, where he remains in a stable condition.

Detective Constable Tom Carpenter said: “We received a number of calls from concerned residents in relation to this matter and we understand the impact incidents such as these have on the community.

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“A full investigation is ongoing to confirm the exact circumstances of what happened and identify those responsible. There will also be an increased police presence in the area over the coming days to provide visible reassurance.

“Anybody who witnessed the incident or has relevant CCTV, doorbell or dashcam footage, is asked to contact police online or by calling 101, quoting serial 1316 of 14/12.”