VIDEO: Police seek woman in Plymouth daylight stabbing
POLICE are seeking a woman who could shed light on who was responsible for a stabbing which took place in the city centre.
The 23-year-old man was stabbed three times after being accosted in Staddon Terrace Lane, off North Road West in Stonehouse.
He was found by a passer-by at the bus stop opposite Plymouth railway station.
The incident occurred at around 1pm on Monday, August 5.
The victim recalls seeing a blue car being driven by a woman coming from the parking bays just inside Staddon Terrace.
He believes it may have been an older style Nisan Micra. The vehicle drove back towards North Road West.
This woman may have witnessed the incident or the immediate aftermath, and have important information that can assist the investigation, say police.
Officers are appealing for this female driver to come forward.
They stress that she “is regarded as an important witness” and not considered to be involved in any way.
The man was taken to hospital by ambulance where it was confirmed that he had received three stab wounds to the shoulder, abdomen and thigh.
The injuries were not serious and he was operated on and released within two days.
Police would like to hear from this possible witness or anyone else who was in the vicinity at the time.
They ask that they contact 101 quoting crime reference EC/13/7573 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.