Man in hospital after Chester toilet stabbing

Published date: 26 March 2014 |
Published by: Staff reporter
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A MAN was stabbed in a toilet at Chester Railway Station.

The victim, who is 28 and from Deeside, was taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital where he is still receiving treatment for a stab wound to the stomach.

His condition is described as “comfortable”.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident, which took place shortly before 8.30pm on Saturday.

A spokesman for British Transport Police (BTP) said: “Our officers attended, alongside colleagues from Cheshire Police, and discovered a man had been stabbed to the stomach at Chester Railway Station.

“Since the incident, which is believed to have taken place in the toilets at the station, BTP detectives have worked with Cheshire Police to gather evidence and view CCTV from the area and are now calling on anyone with information about the incident to come forward.”

The spokesman added: “Violence on the railway, particularly of this serious nature, is rare and passengers can be reassured the chances of becoming a victim of violent crime are extremely low.

“However, when crime does occur BTP is committed to carrying out full investigations and doing everything in its power to bring offenders to justice.”

Anyone with information should call BTP on 0800 40 50 40 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111. In all calls quote log 491 of March 22, 2014.

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