Three people stabbed in Nuneaton disorder

Monday, 15th July 2019

THREE people have been taken to hospital with stab wounds this evening (Monday 15 July) as violence broke out across Nuneaton.

Warwickshire Police responded to reports of disorder at a number of sites across Nuneaton town centre after receiving the first report at 1904BST today, Monday 15 July 2019.

All three people that were taken to hospital have been placed under arrest and it is thought that none of their injuries are thought to be life-threatening.

Members of the public have been asked to avoid the area at this time to allow the police to manage the situation and investigate the incidents.

Police believe there were a number of other people involved and that those involved were known to each other and wider members of the public were not targeted.

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There is a large police presence in the area and an investigation is underway to identify and detain all those involved.

Anyone with information that could help police with their enquiries should call 101 quoting incident 346 of 15 July 2019.

You can also report information about crime by contacting the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.