Nottingham

Gedling street assault: Man dies in suspected stabbing

Man dies in Gedling attack
Image caption The road in Gedling was closed while police carried out forensic examinsations

A 22-year-old man has been killed in a suspected stabbing in a Nottingham street.

The victim was attacked in Wollaton Avenue, in Gedling, at about 22:45 BST on Tuesday.

Nottinghamshire Police said two men, aged 18 and 19, and a 17-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Ch Insp Kerry McLernon has urged anyone who witnessed the incident to contact the force.

She said: "We would like to reassure the community that attacks of this nature are rare and we believe this was an isolated incident."

Increased patrols will be taking place in the area, police said.

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