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Police appeal for witnesses to an incident in Bishop’s Tachbrook

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in Bishop’s Tachbrook which saw a teenager suffer a stab wound.

A 16-year-old boy was standing by a garage off Commander Close around 10.15pm on Monday (10 January) when he was approached by two teenage boys.

A verbal altercation took place and the victim was taken to hospital to receive treatment for a stab injury to his leg, which is not believed to be life-threatening.

Shortly afterwards, officers arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of assault – GBH and possession with intent to supply drugs – cannabis and a 17-year old boy on suspicion of assault – GBH. Both are from the Warwick area and remain in police custody at this time.

DC James Stone-Fewings said: “An investigation has begun and we’re keen to understand exactly what happened during the incident.

“We will have an increased police presence providing reassurance in the area while we carry out our initial enquiries however it is believed the victim and suspects were known to one another.

“As part of our ongoing work we’d like to hear from anyone who saw the incident, or who was in the area at the time.

“If you witnessed what happened or know anything that can help with our enquiries, please get in touch.”

Anyone with information should report it online, call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting incident number 330 of 10 January.