Man stabbed after intruder forced himself into his Bestwood Park home

Police have charged a 39-year-old man
Police have charged a 39-year-old man

Police officers are trying to trace a man following an assault at a house in Chippenham Road, Bestwood Park.

A 26-year-old man was taken to hospital with a single stab wound which required stitches following the incident at 9.49pm yesterday (Tuesday, June 12). His injury is not life-threatening or life-altering.

A man forced entry into the house before the assault, which is believed to be domestic-related.

Detective Inspector Sam Austin said: “We are carrying out a number of enquiries to trace the suspect and would urge anyone with information to come forward. We do not believe there is a threat to the wider public as this appears to be a domestic-related assault.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anionymously on 0800 555 111, quoting incident number 931 of June 12.