Nottingham teen stabbing victim in 'life threatening' condition

A teenage boy is in a 'life threatening' condition after sustaining a stab wound to the stomach.

Police were notified to a mass weapons fight that had broken near Beech Avenue, Nottingham at 5.49pm on Saturday, January 9th.

A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital shortly after the attack, as he suffered a life-threatening stab wound to the stomach.

An 18-year-old male along with two boys aged 16 and 17 have all been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and are currently in custody.

A cordon remains in place at Beech Avenue as police continue their investigations.

Inspector Paul Hennessy, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: "We are treating this incident very seriously and detectives are working hard to establish the full circumstances of what happened. "Our enquiries are ongoing into this incident which we currently believe to an isolated incident that poses no threat to the wider public.

"That said, we understand incidents of this nature cause a lot of concern and there will be an increased police presence in the area to provide reassurance and to address any concerns the public have. "We are appealing to anyone who was in the area around the time and who may have witnessed this incident to please contact police as your information could be vital to our ongoing investigation.

"We're also urging any drivers who may have captured dash-cam footage of the incident to please get in contact with us as soon as possible."

Anyone with information is urged to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 502 of 9 January 2021, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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