Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault in Milton Keynes in which a man was stabbed.

The appeal relates to an incident that happened in Avebury Boulevard in the city centre at about 2.25am yesterday morning (09/03).

The victim was a 38-year-old man, who was involved in an altercation with another man.

During this altercation, the victim was stabbed and received two injuries to his upper body. The offender then fled the scene.

He was taken to hospital for treatment where he remains in a stable condition.

The offender is a white man who was wearing dark clothing. When he arrived at the scene, he had a Santander hire bicycle, which he abandoned when he fled.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Ian O’Bryne said, “This was a serious assault which has resulted in the victim requiring hospital treatment.

“I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed this incident, or who has any information relating to it.

“If you have any details which you think could help our investigation, please call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number on 101, quoting reference number 43190072900.”

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.