Man left hospitalised after being stabbed outside Xscape in Milton Keynes

A man has been left requiring hospital treatment after being stabbed while near the Xscape last night (29/8).

It happened at around 9:05pm, when a group of males were approached by two people that came from the direction of the car park. 

Police say that one of the men in the group was assaulted by the offenders and sustained stab wounds to his arms.

Following the attack, the two offenders ran off in the direction of the McDonald's entrance and headed towards the bridge which leads to Fishermead.

The victim is currently in hospital and is in a "stable condition". 

And now, the day after the attack, police officers are appealing for witnesses in a bid to hunt down the offenders.

They are both described as being dressed in black tops with the hoods up and had face coverings.

Investigating officer Detective Constable John Swallow based at Milton Keynes police station, said: “We would like to speak to anyone who saw what happened yesterday in Milton Keynes.

“If you saw two people dressed in the clothing described around that time making their way towards Fishermead, please get in touch.

“We believe this was an isolated incident but there will be patrols in the area so if you have concerns please feel free to approach an officer.

“If you think you can help or have information which could assist our investigation, please contact the non-emergency number 101 or make a report online using the reference number 43210388564.

“If you would prefer to remain 100% anonymous, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”