Man ‘stabbed’ in ‘robbery’ at Knebworth music festival Eastern Electrics

PUBLISHED: 10:33 05 August 2013 | UPDATED: 10:35 05 August 2013

A man is in hospital

A man is in hospital


A MAN is believed to have been stabbed during a suspected robbery at Knebworth’s Eastern Electrics festival.

Police are investigating an alleged robbery within the Eastern Electrics main arena in Knebworth, on Sunday morning.

It is believed to have happened sometime between 2am and 5am within the main arena, where the victim, a male in his late 30s, had items of property stolen.

Police say he suffered injuries consistent with a stabbing.

The victim is currently receiving further treatment at Lister Hospital, where his condition is described as stable and not life-threatening.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Herts Police on the non-emergency number 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, the independent charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

• A 33-year-old man from London has been arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm and is currently in police custody.

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