A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a city centre stabbing in which another man suffered serious chest wounds.
Police and ambulance crews were called to the City Walls near the Iceland store on Frodsham Street in Chester at about 9.25pm on Monday.
A 35-year-old man had been attacked and stabbed in the chest. Paramedics treated him at the scene before he was taken to the Royal Liverpool University Hospital for further treatment. His condition is described as serious but stable.
Detectives have since arrested a 57-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder and he remains in police custody.
Cheshire Police are now appealing for witnesses and are urging anyone who has any information about the stabbing to come forward. Police patrols have also been stepped up.
Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident 994 of October 21
Alternatively information can be given to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.