Police are probing an attempted murder in Chesham after a man in his twenties was stabbed. 

The man was found with stab wounds to his leg and a serious injury to his ankle at around 1am in Berkhampstead Road. 

The man is in a serious but stable condition after being rushed to hospital. 

The incident is being treated as attempted murder by Thames Valley Police. 

The road was shut for a number of hours but has since reopened. 

Investigating officer Detective Inspector James Mather of Aylesbury Force CID, said: “We are in the very early stages of this investigation and we would like anyone who has details which may assist our enquiry to come forward.

“If you saw this happen or think you have information about this incident, please contact police.

“Anyone who has CCTV in that area or has dash-cam footage that could assist with this investigation is asked to come forward and share this with us.

“The road was closed and has now re-opened.

“We would like to reassure the community that we are treating this as an isolated incident and there will be more patrols in the area while officers carry out ongoing enquiries.

“If you have any concerns, or think you have information that could help, please talk to these officers or get in touch on the non-emergency police number 101 quoting the reference 43190218922, or make a report online.

“Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”