Man stabbed after reports of chase through North Staffordshire streets

Detectives are investigating after a man was stabbed in North Staffordshire.

Police were called to Victoria Street in Basford at 4.05am this morning (21 July), to reports of a group of men chasing another man.

Officers found a 21-year-old man with a stab wound to his stomach.

He was taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital for treatment, but has since been discharged.

A spokesperson for Staffordshire Police said: "Officers are interested to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time or anyone who has CCTV footage.

"Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 or report online, quoting incident number 62 of 21 July. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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