Three people have been arrested after a stabbing in Alexandra Road, Bedford last night (Saturday), which has left a man fighting for his life.
A man in his 20s was found on the road with several stab wounds at around 9pm. He was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries, he is said to be in a serious but stable condition.
Two men, one in his 40s and one in his 20s, and a woman in her 30s have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. All three are currently in police custody for questioning.
“This was a shocking attack, that has left a young man fighting for his life,” said Detective Inspector Emma Langwith from Bedfordshire Police.
“We have made three arrests and are progressing with our enquiries in what we believe is a targeted attack.
“We are asking for anyone who saw the incident or who has any information to come forward so we can piece together the events leading up to this.
“The use of weapons and violence will not be tolerated and we will pursue anyone who thinks otherwise.”
If you have any information, please call 101 or report what you know at Bedfordshire Police’s website, quoting ‘Operation Japan’.
Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
If you are caught up in a gang and need support getting out or want advice on knife crime and other forms of serious violence visit bedsveru.org.