Detectives are investigating after a man was left with multiple stab wounds in Luton.
Police and paramedics were called to a man who was found stabbed in the street in Ruthin Close shortly before 9pm yesterday (Wednesday).
The victim, a man in his 50s, was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.
Police will remain in the area throughout the day carrying out enquiries and providing reassurance to residents.
Detective Inspector James Day, investigating, said: “This vicious attack has left the victim with injuries he will carry with him for the rest of his life.
“Anyone capable of inflicting this kind of mindless violence needs to be taken off the streets.
“If you were in the area at the time, saw anything or have any other information which can help our enquiries, please get in touch with ourselves or Crimestoppers.”
The number of recorded monthly knife crime incidents reached its lowest level in three years in November, while the average number of monthly incidents is down this year compared to the previous two years.
You can contact Bedfordshire Police about this incident via the online reporting centre or by calling 101. Please quote reference 338 of yesterday.