Man taken to hospital after knife attack in Evington

A man was slashed in a knife attack this morning in the Evington area of the city.

Police were called at around 9.20am this morning (18 February) following a report of a man being injured.

Officers attended the address in Avonside Drive, Leicester where they found a man critically injured with slash wounds.

The man, who is in his 20s, has been taken to hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.


A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

A cordon remains in place at the property on Avonside Drive while officers carry out enquiries into the incident.

Investigations are in their early stages and anyone with information is asked to contact Leicestrshire Police on 101 quoting incident 167.

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