Man in his 20s stabbed in Peterborough park

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A man in his 20s was taken to Peterborough City Hospital after he was stabbed in the park [PA Media]

A man in his 20s was taken to hospital after being stabbed in a park, police said.

Cambridge Police was called to Fulbridge Recreation Ground, Peterborough, at 13:35 BST.

Police said the victim was approached by two males, who had their faces covered and were wearing dark clothing, and stabbed.

Initially it was thought the victim had life-threatening injuries, but he has since been discharged from hospital.

Det Insp Dean Wiffin said: "I understand this incident is concerning for the local community.

"However, I would like to reassure people that we have got officers patrolling the area and we are doing all we can to gather information and find who is responsible."

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