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Man Stabbed in Grimsby

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Man stabbed in in broad daylight on Grimsby street

Humberside Police have not yet made any arrests. This is not the first stabbing to take place this year. Has Humberside Police lost the fight against knife crime?


In a shocking incident happened in broad daylight on a Grimsby street, a man was stabbed in the back, leaving the local community shocked but not surprised.

The incident occurred on Haycroft Street at approximately 5:15 pm on Thursday 10th August 2023. The victim, whose injuries are not considered serious, was taken to the hospital.

As the investigation into the shocking incident continues, Humberside Police are appealing to the public for assistance. They are urging anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area or possesses CCTV or dashcam footage to come forward with information.

After reports of a stabbing, Humberside Police arrived at the scene on Haycroft Street. They discovered a man with a stab wound on his back.

Detective Inspector Darren Critten, leading the investigation, understands the concerns of the local community and said he has a dedicated team of officers conducting a number of lines of enquiry as we look to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

To provide additional reassurance to local residents, an increased presence of officers will be visible in the area over the coming days. Humberside Police are committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the community during the investigation. Detective Inspector Darren Critten encourages anyone with concerns to approach the officers and share their thoughts.

One resident from Haycroft Street in Grimsby told In2town Today News that she feels Humberside Police have lost control of the streets of Grimsby.

She said: “This is not the first stabbing this year and it will not be the last. When are we going to see the police patrol the streets instead of turning up after a crime has been committed?”

There was a previous stabbing in Cleethorpes in July, after fight outside the Swashbuckle pub, Grant Street.

Anyone with any information should call 101, quoting log 403 of 10 August. Those who wish to remain anonymous can also report information via Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111.

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