Police investigation after man stabbed in Luton

Following a stabbing, police have allowed the use of extra stop and search powers.
A male was confirmed by Bedfordshire Police to have sustained injuries on Sunday night in Hazelbury Crescent, Luton, and to be in a stable condition at the hospital.
Knives were found in and around the area, and two males were taken into custody by police in relation to the event.

According to police, a Section 60 order has been put into effect in Luton and will stay in effect until 07:00 BST on Tuesday.

The force reported that over “a very busy” Bank Holiday weekend, with several activities happening, there had been an increased police presence.
The town centre, High Town, Bury Park, Farley Hill, and New Town are all covered by the Section 60 Order.
Supt. Ian Taylor stated: “We understand that the event and the Section 60’s authorization may cause some worry among locals, but we would like to reassure them that the goal is to assist us in keeping the public safe.

“We will appropriately use these powers to search anyone in the area and discourage any more offences.”Currently, the neighbourhood is home to a number of scene guards who safeguard forensic evidence at crime scenes.”
The police have requested that any witnesses please

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