Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing in Sandy

The incident took place in St Neots Road

Thursday, 22nd July 2021, 6:53 pm
Updated Friday, 23rd July 2021, 3:34 pm

A man from Sandy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a stabbing in St Neots Road, Sandy.

He has now been bailed pending further enquries.

One man sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment, but is now recovering.

Bedfordshire Police's local community team have been carrying out high-visibility patrols in the area

The incident took place at around 10.30pm on Thursday, July 15.

In the wake of the attack, officers from Bedfordshire Police's local community team have been carrying out high-visibility patrols in the area, and talking to local residents and listening to their concerns.

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“We will continue to pursue anybody who thinks the use of weapons is acceptable and we will crack down on anybody perpetrating this kind of crime.

“We are doing all we can, but would always encourage our communities to work with us to crack down on organised crime, which often drives knife crime and anti-social behaviour.

“Whilst we continue to work with our residents, we understand people may not want to talk to us, so if you have information or concerns, you can speak to Crimestoppers anonymously and in confidence.”

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact us by visiting the online reporting centre or by calling 101 and quoting reference number 40/37056/21.

Police are supporting the next campaign by the Bedfordshire Against Violence and Exploitation (BAVEX) project raising awareness of violence, child exploitation and organised crime.