Teenager arrested after stabbing outside Nottingham’s Victoria Centre

A main city road has been closed following a stabbing outside the intu Victoria Centre.

Police were called to Milton Street at 1.15pm on Monday (October 12) following the incident.

The road has been closed from its junction with Shakespeare Street to its junction with Parliament Street.

Emergency services remain at the scene treating the victim.

A 17-year-old boy been arrested in connection with the incident remains in police custody.

Inspector Andrew Wright said: “This will have been a frightening incident for people to witness – in a busy area in broad daylight, but officers were swiftly on the scene to make an arrest and officers will remain in the area for some time to provide reassurance.

Police remains at the scene. (Credit: Tia Sanders)

“This is very much the start of the investigation and we are working tirelessly to establish exactly what happened in this incident and I would ask anyone who saw it to come forward as soon as possible.

“It was a busy area and we believe a number of people will have witnessed it or seen something suspicious that may be helpful to the enquiry.

“Officers have closed the street and we will remain in the area as part of our enquiries.”

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Nottingham City Transport (NCT) Tweeted: “There is an incident in the City Centre with Milton St closed.

“Brown 15, 16, 17 – Use South Sherwood St (by the Uni) Pink 28, 30, 31 & Orange 35, 36 – Use Burton St (down the side of the Cornerhouse) Sky Blue 45, 46, 47 are unable to serve the Rose of England or Huntingdon St.

“Lime 56, 57, 58, 59 – Cannot serve the stop named Rose of England Yellow 68, 69, 70, 71 – Please use South Sherwood Street (side of Uni) Purple 87, 88, 89 – cannot serve the stop named Rose of England.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the force on 101, quoting incident 304 of October 12.

By Olimpia Zagnat

Photo credit: Tia Sanders.

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