Man stabbed in the back in street

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assaulted in Luton in the early hours of Saturday morning (21 May).

At around 3am a man was seriously injured in an unprovoked attacked in Hart Lane at the junction with Hitchin Road and High Town Road. It is believed he was approached by a man when crossing the road and stabbed in the back.

The offender is described black, in his late teens or early 20’s, around 5’9” tall, skinny and wearing all black clothing.

Detective Constable Tracey Joyce, investigating, said: “This was a vicious assault that left the victim fearing for his life. Violence will not be tolerated and we are committed to finding the man responsible. We are urging anyone with information to come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Joyce on 101 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.