Lincoln man taken to hospital after stabbing in lift

Police are investigating a stabbing in Lincoln which left a 35-year-old man requiring hospital treatment.

The incident took place on the evening of Friday, September 18, in William House on Picton Street.

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The scene at the block of flats on Picton Street

The victim, who does not live at the address, received injuries to his leg which police have said is “consistent with a stabbing.”

He was taken to the vascular ward at the Pilgrim Hospital in Boston but did not require surgery.

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Police taped off the lift where the incident happened

Three people were arrested by police but have since been released without any further action.

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A large pool of blood after the man was stabbed in the leg

The force are continuing to investigate the stabbing and anyone with information should call 101, quoting incident number 451 of September 18.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.