Peterborough stab victim still in hospital nine days after attack

A man who suffered a punctured lung in a stabbing in Peterborough remains in hospital nine days after the attack.

Friday, 5th March 2021, 1:10 pm
Updated Friday, 5th March 2021, 1:12 pm
Police believe one of the attackers was wearing a jumper similar to this one

The 36-year-old man was attacked in one of two separate incidents, believed to have been committed by the same group of offenders, in the Fulbridge Recreation Ground off Fulbridge Road between 7pm and 7.10pm on Wednesday, 24 February.

The first victim was a 36-year-old man who was walking through the grounds at about 7pm when he was approached by a group of seven or eight people, believed to be teenage boys.

He was attacked but managed to flee to his home address nearby where he realised he had been stabbed multiple times, including a puncture to one of his lungs.

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The second victim was an 18-year-old man who was jogging through the park at about 7.10pm when a group of about eight teenage boys tried to call him over to them. He carried on running but the group approached him and he was stabbed by one of the group multiple times.

Police have now released an image of a green jumper it is believed one of the attackers was wearing.

DI Shish Thind said: “We believe one of the group was wearing a grey tracksuit, another in a black tracksuit and one was wearing a khaki green Hugo Boss jumper, similar to the one in the image.

“If anyone saw someone wearing a jumper similar to the attached on Wednesday evening, please do get in touch.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact police online either via or through the online webchat function and quote crime reference 35/11040/21. Those without access to the internet should call 101.