TWO young teens have been arrested for stabbing a 13-year-old boy
Police in Cumbria have taken a 13-year-old girl and 14-year-old-boy into custody accused with stabbing another child, aged13, shortly before 3pm on Saturday, February 20 in what officials have described as a “serious assault.”
Emergency services rushed to Jarrow Street in Barrow and found the young boy had been inflicted with stab wounds; he was airlifted to hospital where his injuries were described as serious but he is understood to be in a stable condition.
Cumbria Police said: “Police are appealing for witnesses following the report of a serious assault on Jarrow Street, Barrow.
“Officers were called by NWAS at around 2:50pm today (20 Feb).
“A 13-year-old boy sustained injuries believed to have been caused by a knife.
“He is described as in a serious but stable condition and was taken to hospital via helimed.
“A 13-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody.
“There is an increased police presence and a cordon in place on Jarrow Street due to the ongoing investigation.”
This weekend has seen a wave of violence in the UK once again, with another teenager seriously injured in a street brawl in Manchester on Friday, February 19. The 17-year-old was stabbed when a fight involving more than twenty youngsters broke out on Church Street shortly after 9pm.
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