Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted murder in the Oldbrook area of Milton Keynes.

The appeal relates to an incident that happened at approximately 7.45pm yesterday (08/07) in a property in Herene Place.

The victim was a 33-year-old man, who became involved in a verbal argument with another man inside the property when he was stabbed in the neck.

The argument then spilled out in to the street where the offender ran away and the emergency services were called. The injured man was taken to Milton Keynes University Hospital with serious injuries where he remains in a stable condition.

Police have also confirmed that a 54-year-old man from Milton Keynes was arrested yesterday (08/07) on suspicion of attempted murder, and that he is currently in police custody.

DI Jason Simpson, of Milton Keynes Force CID, said, “Detectives are investigating this serious incident and have made an arrest in connection with the offence.

“I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed any part of this altercation or who has any information which could assist our investigation. This was an isolated incident and people in the local community are likely to notice an increased presence of police officers in the area while our enquiries continue.”

Anyone with any information about the incident can assist police with their inquiries by contacting the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 quoting the reference 43180207285.

People who do not want to speak to police can help inquiries by anonymously contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.