Live as police tape off St Ann's street following reports of 'knife incident'

A police cordon has been established in St Ann’s after a teenager was found with injuries to their leg and hand. Nottinghamshire Live was informed of the cordon in St Ann’s Well Road by a resident at around 6.30pm on Wednesday, March 17. It has been said four police cars and numerous officers, from Nottinghamshire Police, are currently at the scene.

A section of the road has been taped off and is impassable at present, and a picture from the scene shows a fairly expansive cordon in place. Inspector Ben Lawrence said: “Nottinghamshire Police officers were called to St Ann’s Well Road in St Ann’s at around 5.20pm on Wednesday (17 March 2021) following a report of a knife incident. “An ambulance arrived at the scene to treat a teenager who has suffered injuries to his leg and hand.

He was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre and his injuries have been described as not life altering or threatening. “We are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information to come forward and call 101, quoting incident number 661 of 17 March 2021. “We appreciate it is a concerning incident to residents in the local community and we have increased our police presence in the area to provide reassurance and to address any concerns that people may have.

“Nottinghamshire Police takes knife crime very seriously and will always thoroughly investigate reports with a view to taking appropriate action against those found to have committed such offences.

“There will be increased patrols in the area tonight for reassurance and I’d ask anyone who has any concerns to report them to police officers or via 101.”

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