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Op Celiorrhea

Witness Appeal - Attempt Murder

Details of Incident

Detectives are continuing to carry out enquiries after a man was stabbed near Worcester yesterday (Tuesday 2 April).

Police were called around 1.30pm yesterday afternoon after a 25-year-old man was attacked at the Pear Tree Inn in Smite Lane in Hindlip.

He was taken to hospital with a chest and hand wound. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, and he is currently in a stable condition.

A 31-year-old man was originally arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and is currently in custody. He has since been rearrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Due to the circumstances surrounding the incident Counter Terrorism Policing West Midlands are now leading the investigation, which our officers are supporting.

West Mercia Police local policing Assistant Chief Constable, Grant Wills, said: “It is important we fully understand the circumstances of this incident and are working closely with colleagues at Counter Terrorism Policing West Midlands as part of the investigation.

“We understand incidents of this nature can be concerning to our local communities and I would like to reiterate that a man has been arrested and we do not believe there is a wider risk to the public.

“A cordon is in place at the Pear Tree Inn with additional officers in the area, both to carry out enquiries and offer reassurance. In addition, officers from the local safer neighbourhood team will be in the area carrying out patrols and I would encourage anyone who is concerned to speak to an officer.”

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