Stab victim walks into Thirsk pub after attack at town flat

Police are investigating an alleged stabbing in Thirsk
Police are investigating an alleged stabbing in Thirsk

A man walked to a pub in Thirsk after suffering stab wounds in his back during an incident at a nearby flat.

Police say an "alleged stabbing incident" took place in a flat at Barbeck, Thirsk, at around 11pm yesterday.

The victim, a 28-year-old local man, walked to a nearby pub, The Frankland Arms on Ingramgate, where an ambulance was called.

Three minor wounds on his back were treated at James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough before he was discharged, North Yorkshire Police said today.

Two men, both aged 39, have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in custody for questioning while enquiries continue.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room.

Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting reference NYP-23102015-0607.