Man still in hospital after Stevenage pub stabbing as Hatfield man and boy, 14, arrested

PUBLISHED: 19:05 18 December 2017

The Poacher pub in Bedwell Crescent, Stevenage. Picture: Google Street View

The Poacher pub in Bedwell Crescent, Stevenage. Picture: Google Street View

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A man remains in hospital after allegedly being stabbed at a Stevenage pub on Friday night – with a Hatfield man and a 14-year-old boy arrested and bailed.

Police were called at 10.54pm to reports of a stabbing at The Poachers in Stevenage’s Bedwell Crescent.

A man in his 30s suffered a puncture wound and was taken to hospital. A police spokeswoman said he remains there, but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A 32-year-old man from Hatfield was subsequently arrested on suspicion of GBH, while a 14-year-old boy from Stevenage was also arrested on suspicion of GBH and assaulting a police officer.

Both have been released on bail while enquiries continue.

If you have information that may assist officers with their investigation, please call 101 quoting crime reference E1/17/10252.

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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