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Police arrest male after serious assault Southampton

You may have seen some police activity down in St Mary’s today, police were called to a serious assault at 6.15 pm Tuesday 10 August in St Mary’s Street, Southampton.

A 36-year-old man was attacked with a knife he suffered serious injuries to his leg.

Police deployed the Armed Response team to the scene and carried out a search and arrested a 44-year-old man on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

He remains in police custody at this time.

You may have seen some police activity down in St Mary’s today, so we just wanted to let you know that we’ve arrested a man following a serious assault in the area last night.
Enquiries are ongoing.

Inspector Al Dineley from Southampton Central’s Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “We know there was a large police presence in the area last night which may have caused concern amongst some residents.
“We want to reassure you that tackling serious violence and weapon related crime, remains a priority for us.
“We would like to hear from anyone with information in relation to this incident, and specifically, anyone with dash cam footage who was driving through the area at the time.
“Please call 101 and quote ref 44210318142 if you can help.
“We will be carrying out extra patrols in the St Mary’s area today. Please do come and speak with us if you are concerned in any way.”