Man arrested after two students stabbed in Southampton city centre

A police community support officer stands guard at the scene

A police community support officer stands guard at the scene

First published in News
Last updated
Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Senior Reporter

A MAN has been arrested after two students were stabbed at a university halls of residence in Southampton city centre today.

The students aged 18 and 23 were taken to hospital with serious injuries after a man with a knife attacked them outside Southampton Solent University’s Kimber Halls of Residence in St Mary’s Place at 3pm.

Students living on campus reported seeing at least one man covered in blood being taken to Southampton General Hospital as police swooped on the scene.

One of the first year students received chest injuries while the other had wounds on the abdomen.

One has been discharged following treatment for a superficial wound, the other remains in hospital undergoing surgery. His condition not thought to be life threatening.

A manhunt was in progress across the city this afternoon as officers tried to find the knifeman.

A 20-year old man was arrested in Winchester this evening and is helping police with their inquiries.

Comments (1)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

9:31pm Wed 20 Feb 13

cantthinkofone says...

http://www.visit-sou
thampton.co.uk/
http://www.visit-sou thampton.co.uk/ cantthinkofone
  • Score: 0

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree