Two arrested after man, 20, stabbed at Nottingham Cineworld

2 December 2019, 11:08

Police were called to Nottingham Cineworld cinema complex on Sunday
Police were called to Nottingham Cineworld cinema complex on Sunday. Picture: PA

By Megan White

Two people, including a teenager, have been arrested after a man was stabbed at a cinema in Nottingham.

The 20-year-old was hospitalised with non life-threatening injuries after police were called to reports of a fight at a city centre Cineworld complex on Sunday evening.

A 16-year-old boy and a 23-year-old man have been taken into custody, according to Nottingham Police.

The boy has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and possession of a bladed article.

The 23-year-old has been arrested of possession of a bladed article.

Superintendent Ross Cooke said: "Our officers have acted quickly to establish the circumstances around this incident leading to two arrests and the recovery of a knife.

"Isolated incidents such as this are incredibly serious and as a force we are committed to ensuring that appropriate action is taken to keep people safe and bring to justice those responsible."

Those who witnessed the incident or have information about it are asked to contact the force on 101 and quote incident number 804 of 1 December 2019.