Man suffers facial injuries after Wellingborough knife attack

A man suffered facial injuries after being attacked with a knife in Wellingborough town centre yesterday (Wednesday).

Thursday, 18th August 2016, 9:47 am
Updated Thursday, 18th August 2016, 11:50 am

Police were called to the incident at 4pm outside the Swansgate Centre after a fight broke out between two men.

A 23-year-old man was arrested and is currently being detained by police.

A police spokesman said: “Police attended an incident in Wellingborough town centre at about 4pm yesterday following reports of two men fighting outside the Swansgate Centre.

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“One of the men received injuries to his face, believed to have been caused by a knife.

“A 23-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and is currently in police custody.”