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Two arrested after Oakham stabbing

Detectives investigating a stabbing in Rutland have arrested two men in connection with the incident.


Officers and colleagues from the East Midlands Ambulance Service attended an address in Bullfinch Close in Oakham at around 9.15pm yesterday (Thursday 21 January) following a report of a woman stabbed inside the property.


A 36-year-old woman was taken to Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre for treatment. She remains in hospital where her condition is described as critical but stable.



Police search for evidence nearby. Photo: Leicestershire Police


Two men, 25 and 47, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder – they remain in police custody.


Scene preservations remain in place in Bullfinch Close while enquiries continue to determine the exact circumstances surrounding the incident.


Detective Inspector Mark Parish is investigating. He said: “A woman is in hospital undergoing medical treatment and we are determined to find out what happened.


“From enquiries carried out so far we believe an argument took place inside the address and at this stage in the investigation we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.”


Anyone with information can call 101 quoting crime reference number 577 of 21 January.

You can also report crime online by visiting https://www.leics.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime/

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