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Teenager allegedly stabbed in St Austell alley

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7:25am 14th February 2018
(Updated 7:25am 14th February 2018)

A teenage boy has allegedly been stabbed in an alleyway in St Austell.

Emergency services were called near to the Co-op on Moorland Road on Monday afternoon, where he was reportedly targeted by two other youngsters.

Police say the 14-year-old suffered injuries to his leg and was taken to Treliske hospital.

Officers are still looking for the suspects and want anyone who knows anything to come forward.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Police and ambulance were called at 4.15pm on Monday 12th February following reports that a 14-year-old boy had been stabbed in St Austell.

"The boy, from St Austell, was in an alleyway opposite to the Co-op store in Moorland Road when he was assaulted by two male youths.

"He received a number of puncture wounds to his leg. His injuries were not serious.

"The boy was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to Treliske Hospital.

"Local units and a dog unit attended the scene and enquiries continue to locate the suspects."

Police are investigating and asking for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or phone 101, quoting log number CR/013050/18.

7:25am 14th February 2018

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