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Appeal for information after man seriously injured in incident at Leamington flat

Police are appealing for information after a man was attacked at a flat in Leamington.

The incident, which occurred in Baxter Court, was reported to police at 7.51pm yesterday (Monday 6 May).

Officers attended and found a 37-year-old man with serious injuries to his head, torso, arms and leg.

His injuries are described as life changing and he is currently in a stable condition in hospital.

Detective Sergeant Mark Calvert said: "We are treating this horrific attack as attempted murder. Prior to the attack we believe a number of offenders arrived at the property armed with baseball bats and an axe.

"We're keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or who was in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious.

"At this time we believe this was a targeted attack and there was no risk to the wider public."

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact police on 101. Please quote incident 370 of 6 May 2019.

The independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

Posted by Sam Cook, Communications Officer

Published 07/05/19