BREAKING NEWS: Police confirm man was stabbed in Newbold Road, Rugby

Emergency services were called to the top of Newbold Road close to the town early this morning.

Parts of the road around the Lancaster Road area have been sealed off for the majority of the day while scenes of crime officers gather evidence.

Warwickshire Police have this evening confirmed that the incident was a stabbing.

The force said that the incident was a 'serious assault'. A man with stab wounds has been taken to hospital where he is in a serious but stable condition.

No arrests have yet been made,

Officers want any witnesses or anyone with information to call police on 101 quoting incident 7122/09.

Newbold Road is now reopen.

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