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20th Jan, 2022

Police appeal after teenager stabbing in Bishop's Tachbrook

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was stabbed in the leg in Bishop’s Tachbrook near Leamington.

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

The group argued before the victim was taken to hospital for 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 Warwick and remain in police custody.

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 call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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