Cheshire stabbing: Two arrested after man killed outside pub

Monday 12th August 2019 03:15 BST

The victim, a 49-year-old man, was found outside a pub in Widnes at about 3.20pm on Sunday, police said.

He had serious stab wounds and died before he could be taken to hospital.

A second man, 35, and a woman, 39, have been arrested in connection with the stabbing and remain in police custody.

Chief Inspector Simon Parsonage said he understood the community would be "concerned about what has happened".

He added: "I would like to reassure those living locally that we are doing everything we can to establish the circumstances of what has happened and extra officers will be patrolling the area overnight and into the morning to provide reassurance."

  • Witnesses or anyone with information about the stabbing can called Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 483194, or contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Meanwhile, a young man was stabbed in the London area of Tottenham on Sunday afternoon.

Police were called just after 2pm to Seven Sisters Road at the junction with St Ann's Road.

They found a man, 25, who had been stabbed a number of times.

His injuries were described as life-changing.

No arrests have been made.

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