Two people charged after Peterborough stabbing

Two people have been charged after a man was stabbed in Dogsthorpe Road last Thursday afternoon.

Monday, 10th February 2020, 11:30 am
Updated Monday, 10th February 2020, 11:41 am

Zak Miller-Branch (25) of Duke’s Road, Greater London, was arrested on Friday morning and has since been charged with causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent.

A 16-year-old boy from Peterborough, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was also arrested on Friday morning and has been charged with committing GBH with intent.

Both have been remanded to appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court today (Monday).

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The emergency services at the scene of the stabbing in Dogsthorpe Road. Photo: Terry Harris
The emergency services at the scene of the stabbing in Dogsthorpe Road. Photo: Terry Harris

A 20-year-old woman who was arrested on Friday has been released under investigation.

Police, including armed officers, and the ambulance service were called to the incident near All Saints Primary School at about 2.10pm where they found the victim, a 25-year-old man, had been stabbed multiple times.

Medics from the East of England Ambulance Service and Magpas Air Ambulance attended the scene and the victim was taken to hospital by land ambulance for further care.

He has since been discharged.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact police by either calling 101 or reporting online at www.cambs.police.uk/report quoting incident 250 of February 6.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.