A man sustained three wounds after he was attacked in the middle of St Albans in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Police and paramedics were called to St Peter's Street at 5.20am on Wednesday and found an injured man.

He had been stabbed three times and was rushed to hospital, but his injuries have since been confirmed as not life-threatening.

Hertfordshire Constabulary is treating the stabbing as an "isolated incident" adding that those involved are believed to be known to each other.

A man has been charged in connection with the incident.

Police are now appealing for any witnesses to come forward and are asking if motorists saw a man walking across the junction at St Peter's Street and into Victoria Street.

DC Richard Staff from Hatfield Safeguarding, who is investigating said: "I want to appeal to those passers-by who may have seen the suspect walking around to get in contact with us as you may have information that could help us solve this case. Please get in touch with information, no matter small.

"I know incidents like this can be alarming but we are doing everything we can to protect the public, including conducting extra patrols in the area."

Anyone who has information should contact DC Staff on richard.staff@herts.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting reference 41/107160/19.

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