Alleyway in Derbyshire town sealed off after reported 'stabbing'

Police cordoned off an alleyway in a Derbyshire town following reports of a 'stabbing'.

Tuesday, 16th July 2019, 2:52 pm
Police were called out at 3.25am.

Pit Lane in Ripley was being patrolled 'at both ends' by officers and the walkway was closed to pedestrians this morning (Tuesday, July 16) said residents.

The alleyway re-opened at around 10am.

A Derbyshire Police spokesman said officers were called to the scene at 3.25am.

East Midlands Ambulance Service were also in attendance.

The police spokesman added: "The victim, a 27-year-old man from Ripley, was found at the end of the alleyway in Quenby Lane and was taken to hospital for treatment to what are believed to be minor injuries."