Woman arrested after man stabbed in the head

Tuesday, 4th April 2017

A 35-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion section 18 wounding in connection with a man being stabbed in his head.

The injured man in his 50s is now in a stable condition in hospital. Police are continuing to investigate and appeal for information.

The man was taken to hospital with a stab wound to his head following an incident on Alvecote Lane, Alvecote.

Warwickshire Police received a call at 1.43pm yesterday (Monday 3 April) regarding a disturbance at the caravan site on Alvecote Lane involving a number of people.

Detective Inspector Neil Reader said: “Local people will see an increased policing presence in the area while we continue to investigate this incident and identity those responsible.

“I would like to reassure people that we believe that all those involved were known to each other and there is no wider threat to the community.

“If anyone has any information that could help us with our investigation or help us identify those involved I would urge them to contact us.”

Robey’s Lane and Alvecote Lane remained closed for some time whilst investigations were taking place.

The National Police Air Service is being used as part of the investigation and the air ambulance has attended the scene.

If anyone has information that could help with the investigation they should call 101 and quote incident 184 of 3 April 2017. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org