Man charged over serious Lincoln stabbing

A 53-year-old man has been charged by police after man was stabbed with a knife in Lincoln on Tuesday evening.

As previously reported, police were called to Knight Place in Lincoln just before 5pm on Tuesday, September 24 where a man in his 40s was seriously injured by a knife.

The weapon was later recovered during an underwater search of the drain in near Altham Terrace.

A man in his 50s, who was initially arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, has now been named by police as Darren Murdoch of Ellison Street in Lincoln.

Murdoch has been charged with possessing a knife in a public place, threatening a person with a blade, affray and GBH with intent.

He will appear before Lincoln Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, September 26.

Underwater search teams closed off an area near Altham Terrace in connection with the Sincil Bank incident. Photo from reader Thomas Bolton

Forensic teams at the since on Knight Place in Lincoln. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

Forensic teams attended a property on Knight Place, between lower High Street and Sincil Bank football stadium, on Wednesday, September 25, along with two PCSOs, who were at the scene until around 2.30pm.

The forensic team were seen coming out of a property on Knight Place with evidence bags, which they then put into a white van.

Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

One nearby resident told The Lincolnite they were in the kitchen when they heard screaming and shouting from at least two people at around 5pm.

They said that at around 5.30-6pm at least three police cars, one ambulance and a paramedic car arrived at the scene.