August 22, 2019 3.49 pm This story is over 28 months old

Divers search for Sincil Bank stab weapon

No arrests yet

Police divers are searching the river near Sincil Bank for a weapon after a man was found with stab wounds.

Warning: Some of the photos in this report contain blood.

As previously reported, a man in his 20s was taken to Lincoln County Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being found with four stab wounds on Walnut Place in Lincoln at 11.33pm on Wednesday, August 21.

No arrests have yet been made at the time of writing.

Police and a search team remain at the scene.

Under Water Search Support Unit.

A large pool of blood can be seen on the street. Photo: Connor Creaghan for The Lincolnite

A reporter at the scene on Thursday morning saw trails of blood leading up to the police cordon, where another large puddle of blood was left.

Trails of blood run down the street towards the police cordon. Photo: Connor Creaghan for The Lincolnite

A police cordon is in place. Photo: Connor Creaghan for The Lincolnite

Photo: Connor Creaghan for The Lincolnite

Photo: BBC Radio Lincolnshire

A family member of the person allegedly stabbed said the man suffered four stab wounds to the leg and bottom area. It is understood he is in a stable condition.

They claimed the wound to the shin is to be 4cm deep and wide, with the other wounds around 3cm deep and wide.

The investigation continues.

As part of the investigation police previously said they put cordons in place in various locations including Walnut Place, Chelmsford Street and Sincil Bank.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to contact them on 101 quoting reference 528 of August 21.

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