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Man stabbed during fight involving number of men near Norwich

PUBLISHED: 10:56 21 February 2020 | UPDATED: 14:49 21 February 2020

Police were called to an incident in the Cavell Road area of Lakenham. Photo: Peter Walsh

Police were called to an incident in the Cavell Road area of Lakenham. Photo: Peter Walsh

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A man was stabbed during a fight involving a number of people in Norwich.

Police were called to an incident in the Cavell Road area of Lakenham. Photo: Peter WalshPolice were called to an incident in the Cavell Road area of Lakenham. Photo: Peter Walsh

Police were called to Springbank in Norwich last night (Thursday, February 20) following reports of a disturbance involving a number of men.

Officers arrived on scene to find a man with a stab wound to his leg.

The victim, aged in his early 20s, was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University for treatment to his injury, described as minor.

He was discharged in the early hours of this morning.

Police were called to an incident in the Cavell Road area of Lakenham. Photo: Peter WalshPolice were called to an incident in the Cavell Road area of Lakenham. Photo: Peter Walsh

A police cordon remains in place today (Friday, February 21) in an area between Cavell Road and Springbank, Lakenham following the incident.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) confirmed one person had been taken to hospital.

The spokesman said: "We were called to an incident yesterday (February 20) shortly before 9pm in Lakenham.

"We sent an ambulance officer and one ambulance crew.

"One patient was treated for a single stab wound and transported to hospital for further treatment."

- Two men, aged in their 20s, were arrested at the scene on suspicion of obstructing police and later charged.

Torrelle Porter, 22, and Nik Adams, 27, both of Springbank, Lakenham, have been charged with obstructing police and have been released on bail to appear at Norwich Magistrates Court on Tuesday, April 14.

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