A woman has been seriously injured after a stabbing in Leicester city centre this evening (Friday April 28).
Detectives are appealing for information following the violent incident in Yeoman Street.
Police were called at 6.06pm by East Midlands Ambulance Service who were attending to a woman who was seriously hurt in the area.
From initial enquiries, it is believed the woman had been stabbed with a glass bottle. The woman, who is in her 40s, was taken to hospital where she remained on Friday night.
A 43-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm in connection with the incident and currently remains in police custody.
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Enquiries remain ongoing as officers continue to establish the full circumstances of the incident.
Officers are appealing to anyone with any information to make contact.
Detective Inspector Mark Brennan said: “This is an extremely concerning incident which has happened in the city centre during the early evening. A woman remains in hospital with serious injuries.
“We are carrying out full enquiries at the scene and we are appealing to anyone with any information which could help us to make contact.
“Were you in the area this evening? Did you witness the incident or see anything which caused you concern? Or do you have any CCTV or dashcam footage from the area at the time which could assist our enquiries?
“If you have any information, and have not yet spoken to us, I urge you to get in touch with us.
“You can report online at www.leics.police.uk or by calling 101 quoting incident 552 of 28 April.”