New appeal as stabbed man in stable condition
THE man who was stabbed in Stoke Aldermoor on Monday night is in a stable condition at University Hospital Coventry, West Midlands Police have said.
The man in his 30s was knifed in the abdomen on the Coppice, Stoke Aldermoor, on Tuesday night.
He managed to walk 200 yards to a newsagents on the Barley Lea, where he was helped by shoppers who called the emergency services.
Ambulances arrived just before 9pm.
Police said: “We were called to reports of a stabbing in The Barley Lea, Stoke Aldermoor, Coventry, at around 8.45pm last night (Tuesday 11 September).
“A 31-year-old man was discovered in the street with a stomach wound and taken to hospital. The injury is not believed to be lifethreatening.
“Anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat at westmidlands.police.uk between 8am to midnight or call 101 anytime quoting crime reference number 20CV/207926B/18.
“Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
West Midlands Ambulance Service sent several resources to the scene, including the critical care car from the air ambulance.
A spokesman for the ambulance service said: “He was given trauma care on scene by the doctor, before being taken on blue lights to hospital.”
A witness to the incident, who did not wish to be named, told the Telegraph: “The man had a knife sticking out of his left side, between his hip and his ribs. He was lying on his side.
“The girl and the man giving him first aid were telling him he would be OK. She had her handbag under his head.”