Boy, 16, held after knifing
A BOY aged 16 has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teenager was repeatedly stabbed.
The 17-year-old victim was knifed in Swinton, Greater Manchester, at around 8.50am on Tuesday. He was taken to hospital with multiple stab wounds and is in a stable condition.
Police arrested another teenager after reports that a boy had a blade at a school in Sefton Road, Pendlebury. He was being questioned in police custody on suspicion of attempted murder.
Police are appealing for any witnesses.
Ch Insp Glenn Jones said: “Sadly a teenager has been stabbed, and it is only fortunate that his injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.
“We are working with the school and have launched a full investigation.”