A MAN is in hospital after being stabbed in the chest on an estate.

The 33-year-old sustained injuries to his chest, abdomen, face and left hand, in Stratfield Road, Slough, police said this evening (Wednesday).

He remains in John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford in a non-life-threatening condition.

The attack took place at around 9.15pm yesterday, Tuesday March 20.

The victim had been involved in an argument with a young man who was standing by the entrance to a block of flats on his phone.

There was a scuffle in the courtyard, police said, and the man was stabbed. Afterwards, the offender ran down an alley towards Wexham Road.

Investigating officer Det sgt Lucy Deane, of Force CID at Slough, said: “This incident happened at a time when there would have been a number of potential witnesses, and we are asking anyone who has not already spoken to officers to contact us.

“We realise there may be concern among the community as a result of this incident, and there will continue to be an increased police presence in the area.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting reference 43180085244.

  • A 26-year-old man from Slough has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bobily harm (GBH) and is currently in custody.