14/08/2014 13:25 Stockton

Appeal after Man Suffers Stab Wounds, Stockton

Police are appealing for information after an incident in which a man was left with two stab wounds in Stockton.

The incident happened at around 10.50pm on Tuesday 12th August on the corner of Bowesfield Lane and Westbourne Street outside the Drinks Express off-licence.

A 32-year-old man suffered two stab wounds and a punctured lung. He is currently receiving treatment at James Cook University Hospital and is in a “stable” condition. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The suspect is described as a white male, aged in his early twenties, around 5ft 10” tall, of slim build with blonde shaved hair. He was wearing a blue or black baseball cap with a round silver sticker on the peak with white writing on it, a blue Berghaus style jacket, dark jeans and dark trainers.

It is believed this male may have been in company with a woman, described as white, in her early twenties, around 5ft 4” tall, of slim build with bleached blonde hair and wearing a light blue top with darker blue long sleeves. They may have had a dog with them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crime Team on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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