Police in Stoke-on-Trent are investigating the death of a 30-year-old man who was discovered in Bond Street, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent following a report of a disturbance on Monday 22 November 2010. Police responded to reports of an incident of disorder in Bond Street at around 10.35 pm, after witnesses reported a number of people involved in a fight in the street.
When police arrived they discovered a male with what is believed to be a stab wound and paramedics from West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to the scene to provide emergency treatment. The male was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire, at 11.45 pm doctors confirmed they had not been able to save the man’s life.
Inspector Mark Hardern, Commander of the Tunstall Neighbourhood Policing Team said “Detectives and scenes of crime officers have begun a very detailed investigation into the circumstances which lead to the male being discovered in Bond Street and officers are speaking to a number of potential witnesses. Bond Street will remain closed until the forensic examination of the scene is completed and a number of items that could be connected to the incident have been recovered.
A number of people have been arrested in connection with the incident and they are being held at the Northern Area Custody Facility in Etruria where they will be questioned by detectives.” Local neighbourhood police officers will be on patrol in the area talking to local residents on Tuesday to keep them informed about our investigation and to support the detectives by identifying potential witnesses.
Anyone with information is urged to call Staffordshire Police on 0300 123 4455 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.