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Teenager taken to hospital after being stabbed in Grantham




A teenage boy has been taken to hospital after being stabbed during an incident in Grantham this morning.

Emergency services including the air ambulance were called to Swinegate, Grantham, shortly after 11.30am, to reports that an 18-year-old man had knife wound injuries.

He was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre (QMC) in Nottingham.

Police responded to a report of a knife assault this morning.(44290893)
Police responded to a report of a knife assault this morning.(44290893)

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

A police spokesperson said: "This incident relates to an assault on Swinegate, Grantham where an 18 year old man received injuries consistent with a knife wound.

"He has been taken to hospital and the extent of his injuries are currently unknown.

"If anyone has any information or has witnessed the incident, get in touch by calling 101 quoting incident 129 of today's date."

Police responded to a report of a knife assault this morning.(44290896)
Police responded to a report of a knife assault this morning.(44290896)

A spokesperson for East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) added: “We received a call from the police at 11.55am on 5 February to a private address in Grantham.

"They reported a medical emergency and we sent a double-crewed ambulance. The air ambulance was also in attendance.

"One patient was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham via double-crewed ambulance.”

Photos: R.Mortiss via Twitter.



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