Arrest After Teen Stabbed In Bletchley Fight
29 January 2015, 06:37
A 17 year old has been arrested in connection with Tuesday's brawl that left a student with stab wounds.
Shortly after 3.30pm on Tuesday, a number of teenagers were involved in an altercation in Whaddon Way, Bletchley.
One teenage boy was taken to Milton Keynes General Hospital with two wounds, which are believed to have been caused by a knife. His injuries are not life-threatening.
Officers are working to establish the circumstances of the incident.
Supt Gez Chiariello, the LPA Commander for Milton Keynes, said: “I would like to reassure the community that we are investigating this incident, and we are working hard to establish exactly what happened in Whaddon Way.
“We are talking to key people and will leave no stone unturned during the course of this investigation, and we appeal to the public to come forward with any information or concerns they may have following this very serious incident.
“Patrols in the area have also been stepped up, so the police presence has been heightened and this will be visible to members of the public as a sign of reassurance.”
Investigating officer Det Sgt Ian Holmes said: “If you were involved in this altercation, or know someone who is, then get in touch with us immediately.
“We believe there may have been people also with mobile phones who may have recorded what took place. If you saw the incident, please get in touch so we can establish what happened.
“Thankfully the boy’s injuries are not life threatening but this could have been a lot more serious. Officers are in the area this evening so please don’t hesitate to approach one of them.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Sgt Holmes on 101.
If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.