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Southampton stabbing: Man in 20s knifed in street in broad daylight after row

Police were called following reports of a fight between two men on Bridge Road, in Southampton, yesterday at around 1.40pm. One of the men – believed to be in his mid-twenties – sustained injuries from a stab wound to his stomach

His injuries are believed not to be life-threatening at this moment.

The other man is said to have fled the scene.

Detectives are treating the incident as an isolated incident as the men were believed to know each other.

This comes after Southampton has seen a string of stabbings across the city in recent months.

Back in October, police arrived at Timothy Walsh’s flat in Southampton for a welfare check.

Mr Walsh ran at the officers holding a knife and stabbed one three times in the neck and once in the arm.

During his trial, Mr Walsh was found to have carried out an act of causing grievous bodily harm and was detained indefinitely at a psychiatric hospital

Back in February, a man was jailed for stabbing a teenager in Thornhill, in Southampton.

Leighton Tabone, 21, was pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm and possesson of a blade article in a public place.

During the assault, one of the boys, aged 16, sustained minor injuries to his arm.

Another other, now aged 18, sustained a stab wound to his hand.

Tabone was sentenced to 18 months in jail.

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