Man Stabbed As He Sat In Vehicle In Shropshire

9 September 2018, 08:13 | Updated: 9 September 2018, 08:22

Police

West Mercia Police have extra officers patrolling part of Ellesmere after attack.

A 19 year old has been stabbed in Shropshire by a man he didn't know.

He was sat in his vehicle in in New Wharf Road in Ellesmere around 12.15am  (Saturday 8 September) when he was attacked. 

At first he thought he had been punched before realising that he had actually been stabbed. He was treated in hospital but his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Detective Sergeant Mathew Crisp, from Shropshire CID, said: "We're keen to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the area last night as it may help with our enquiries."

Police say officers have been in the area to offer reassurance and carry out enquiries into the incident.