Cineworld stabbing: Boy, 16, and man, 23, arrested after Nottingham attack

Cineworld Nottingham
Image caption Police were called to Cineworld at around 20:15 BST on Sunday

Two people have been arrested over a stabbing at a cinema in Nottingham city centre.

A 20-year-old man was taken to hospital from Cineworld at 20:15 GMT on Sunday, after a fight at the entertainment complex.

Police said his injuries were not life-threatening and he was expected to make a full recovery.

A 16-year-old boy and a 23-year-old man are in custody and officers have recovered a knife.

Image caption A police car will still at the scene on Monday morning

Supt Ross Cooke, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Our officers have acted quickly to establish the circumstances around this incident leading to two arrests and the recovery of a knife.

“Isolated incidents such as this are incredibly serious and as a force we are committed to ensuring that appropriate action is taken to keep people safe and bring to justice those responsible.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to contact Nottinghamshire Police.

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