Man in custody at Kings Lynn following stabbing in March which left victim in “serious but stable” condition

Stabbing at Robingoodfellow's Lane March. Picture: Steve Williams.

Stabbing at Robingoodfellow's Lane March. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

A man has been arrested following a stabbing in March on Friday.

The Magpas Helimedix helicopter landed on the park off Robingoodfellow's Lane, March. Picture: RYAN

The Magpas Helimedix helicopter landed on the park off Robingoodfellow's Lane, March. Picture: RYAN BERRIDGE - Credit: Archant

Police launched a manhunt after a man in his 30s received suspected knife wounds in the assault.

The attack happened in Robingoodfellows Lane, March, shortly after 1.30pm.

A police spokesman said: “A man has now been arrested in connection with a serious assault in Robingoodfellows Lane, March”

The spokesman added: “The 50-year-old man from March is in custody at King’s Lynn.”


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Emergency crews, including a Magpas Helimedix team, were called to the scene and the injured man was taken to hospital.

There were eight police vans at the scene. Officers cordoned off a bungalow and began searching for clues in Robingoodfellow’s Lane and Norwood Road.

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A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We were called just after 1.30pm to treat a man in his 30s for a serious chest injury.

“We dispatched Magpas, a land ambulance and a paramedic officer.

“He has been taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital by land ambulance; his condition is serious but stable.”

A Magpas spokesman said: “The Magpas team assessed the patient and worked alongside police to provide specialist treatment for him.

“We then accompanied the man to Addenbrooke’s Hospital”

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