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Thetford stabbing charge

A 21-year-old man has been charged with assault occasioning grievous bodily harm after a man was stabbed in Thetford on Monday (9 December 2019).

Officers were called to a property in St Albans Way at approximately 1.40am, following reports that a man aged in his 20s had received several stab wounds to his back and arms.

The victim was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

Dawid Michalewicz, aged 21, and of Gloucester Way, Thetford, has been charged with assault GBH and possession of a knife in a public place.

He has been remanded in police custody to appear before Ipswich Magistrates Court this morning (11 December 2019).

Thetford sttabbing arrest

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Thetford in the early hours of this morning (Monday 9 December).

Officers were called to a property in St Albans Way at approximately 1.40am following reports that a man aged in his 20s had received several stab wounds to his back and arms.

The victim was then taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for treatment.

A man aged in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the incident and remains in police custody.

It is believed that the people involved in the incident were known to one another.

The weapon used in the attack remains outstanding and could have been discarded nearby. Police are urging anyone who finds a knife, not to touch it and to call police immediately.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information concerning it.

Witnesses should contact Detective Inspector Mick Roxby at Thetford CID on 101 quoting crime reference 36/85770/19.

If you have any information about this incident you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form at crimestoppers-uk.org.

Officers do not believe this incident is linked to the murder of David Lawal in Thetford in October.