Man arrested after serious knife incident in Peterborough - no charge made

A man suffered serious facial injuries after being attacked with a knife in Peterborough at the weekend.

Police were called to reports of a stabbing in Lincoln Road, Peterborough, on Saturday August 18 at 11.45pm.

The victim, a man in his 40s, was taken to Peterborough City Hospital with serious facial injuries having been slashed with a knife.

The scene in Lincoln Road on Saturday night

The scene in Lincoln Road on Saturday night

Eyewitnesses reported that the attack took place at Madina Grill and there were around 100 people in the area at the time.

A 31-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning GBH but has since been released on bail.

NOTE: Cambridgeshire Police this morning informed the Peterborough Telegraph that a man had been charged following this incident. This information from Cambridgeshire Police was incorrect. A Cambridgeshire Police spokesman has since confirmed this was an error on the part of the police.