Police Appeal After Man Stabbed in Houghton Regis on Friday


Officers from Bedfordshire Police are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in Houghton Regis in the early hours of Friday.

At around 12.05am, police received reports that a man had been stabbed by two men during an altercation outside an address in Hammersmith Gardens.

The victim was treated for three stab wounds and remains in hospital where he is in a stable condition.

One of the offenders is described as a black man, around 5’6”, who was wearing a black hoodie and a rucksack, with a bandana covering his face. The second is described as a white man around six feet tall.

DC James Holohan, investigating, said, “This was a violent attack which resulted in the victim needing hospital treatment, and our enquiries are ongoing.

“We’d like to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the incident or the two suspects fleeing from the scene. Their information could be vital to us establishing the events surrounding this incident and those involved.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bedfordshire Police via the force’s online reporting tool or by calling 101, quoting reference 40/6701/22.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously via the charity’s website or by calling 0800 555 111