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Man charged following stabbing in King’s Lynn

A man has been charged in connection with a stabbing in King’s Lynn.

Officers were called at 12.35pm on Tuesday 7 July to reports a man had been stabbed in Riversway. The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries where he remains in a stable condition.

Philip Hodgkinson, aged 35 and of no fixed address, has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a knife. He has been remanded into custody and is due to appear at Norwich Magistrates Court this morning (Thursday 9 July 2020).

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08-07-2020 | 10:30

A man remains in custody following a stabbing in King’s Lynn on Tuesday 7 July.

Officers were called 12.35pm to reports a man had been stabbed in Riversway.

The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries where he remains in a stable condition.

A man, aged in his 30s, was arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody at King’s Lynn Investigation Centre.

Detective Inspector Mick Roxby said: “Officers are continuing with the enquiries to establish the exact circumstances which led up to this incident; however, we do believe those involved are known to each other.

“We know this kind of incident can cause concerns within the local community and officers will be conducting reassurance patrols in the area over the coming days.”

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or anyone with information, should contact Detective Inspector Mick Roxby at King’s Lynn CID on 101 quoting incident number 173 of Tuesday 7 July 2020.

07-07-2020 | 14:00

A man has been arrested following an incident in King’s Lynn this afternoon (Tuesday 7 July).

Officers were called 12.35pm to reports a man had been stabbed in Riversway.

The man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.

A man, aged in his 30s, has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been taken into custody at King’s Lynn Investigation Centre where he will be questioned later.

DS Alex Gilmour said: “A cordon is currently in place at the scene and whilst enquiries are in their early stages it is believed those involved are known to each other.

“It is understandable an incident such as this will cause concern within the local community however extra officers will be on patrol over the coming days to provide reassurance to residents.”

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or anyone with information, should contact Norfolk Police on 101 quoting reference number 173 of Tuesday 7 July 2020.