Police probe into double stabbing in Lincoln

Lincolnshire Police are continuing their investigation into a double stabbing in Lincoln on Monday night.

As previously reported, the incident was reported to police just after 8pm on December 8 at an address on Arboretum Avenue in the Monks Road area.

A 22-year-old woman was not seriously injured in the incident but sustained a puncture wound to her arm.

She was taken to hospital for treatment and has since been discharged.

A 36-year-old man suffered two stab wounds to the abdomen — not to his back and chest as originally reported.

He has been taken to hospital and remains there this morning for treatment. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Police cordoned off the area around the incident on Arboretum Avenue in Lincoln on Monday night.

Police cordoned off the area around the incident on Arboretum Avenue in Lincoln on Monday night.

The area around several homes on Arboretum Avenue remains cordoned off on Tuesday morning.

The area around several homes on Arboretum Avenue remains cordoned off on Tuesday morning.

Officers are still at the scene carrying out enquiries and are retaining a presence in the residential area.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 quoting incident 421 of December 8.

Alternatively, people can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.