Hereford & Worcester

Man arrested after Hereford stabbing in Friars Street

A man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of a 30-year-old in Hereford city centre last week.

West Mercia Police said the attack happened in Friars Street on Wednesday 21 December, some time between 22:15 GMT and 22:45 GMT.

The victim was taken to hospital with injuries to his stomach, but is now in a stable condition.

A local man in his 40s was arrested in Hereford on Thursday night and remains in police custody.

Det Insp Martyn Barnes, who is leading the investigation, said: "I want to reassure the public that my team has been working hard over the Christmas period to find whoever was responsible.

"We are making progress, but I want to repeat my appeal for help from local residents."

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