Man arrested after teen stabbed in Formby

Updated: Mar 15


Our Lady of Compassion Church, School Lane, Formby. (Photo © Google Street View)

An 18 year-old man has been arrested after a teenager was stabbed in Formby.

The 16 year-old victim suffered serious injuries after the attack on School Lane Tuesday afternoon.

The suspect, from Seaforth, is being held on suspicion of wounding, robbery and possession of a Class B drug following the incident.


Chief Inspector Simon Owen, of Merseyside Police, said: “Enquiries are in the very early stages to establish what has taken place.


It was reported that there were two male suspects who rode off on bikes after the attack.


The teen is now in a stable condition in hospital. The suspect remains in custody.

Anyone with any information is asked to come forward.

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