Teenage boy stabbed last night in Leamington - The Leamington Observer

Teenage boy stabbed last night in Leamington

Andy Morris 22nd Apr, 2022   0

A TEENAGE boy was reportedly stabbed in Leamington last night (Thursday April 21).

The 15-year-old was assaulted on Mason Avenue at around 9.30pm, sustaining suspected stab wounds to his back and head.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening and he has now been discharged from hospital.

A 16-year-old boy from Leamington has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent.

He is currently in police custody.

It was reported to police that three or four people were involved in the incident, and the victim and suspects are believed to be known to each other.

Investigating officer Det Sgt Pete Sherwood from Warwickshire Police said: “A number of enquiries are currently ongoing and officers will be in the area over the coming days to conduct reassurance patrols.

“We would ask anyone who witnessed the incident or any suspicious behaviour in the area last night time please come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 376 of April 21.

Information can also be given to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.A

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