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Man arrested in connection with Longport knife incident

Police have made an arrest, after a man was slashed across the face with a knife in Stoke-on-Trent.

He was taken to hospital following the incident near Steelite on Longport Road at around 3.55pm on Tuesday (30 July). 

A 35-year-old from Stoke-on-Trent was arrested on suspicion of assault GBH yesterday (1 August). He has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries. 

A Staffordshire Police spokesperson said: "An investigation is on-going and anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 478 of 30 July. 

"Alternatively, for guaranteed anonymity, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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