Photo Credit: Bethan Head

Photo Credit: Bethan Head

Students are concerned for their safety following a stabbing on Western Road.

Earlier today, a 28-year-old man was assaulted in a house near Bede Park, and is now being treated in hospital.

Many De Montfort University students live on Western Road and the surrounding areas and some are worried about their security while in their homes or walking around.

Charlotte Tidbury, a second year Youth and Community development student, said::”I feel concerned that this has happened so close to University and my house.”

Robyn Carter, a second year Architechture student, said:”You don’t expect something like this to happen in broad daylight so close to home.something like this to happen in broad daylight so close to home.”

If you have any concerns for your safety around campus, DMU has a campus Police Constable.

PC Gail Warden holds surgeries on a regular basis and is based in room 0.13 of the Gateway Building.

You can contact PC Warden on 07772 567 373 or via security, which is open 24 hours on  0116 257 7642.