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Two teenage boys injured after 'altercation' in Saltash

Two teenage boys injured after 'altercation' in Saltash

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 9:54am 16th March 2020. (Updated at 9:58am 16th March 2020)

Two teenage boys have been injured after an 'altercation involving a bladed weapon' in Saltash.

Police were called to Gilston Road on Friday evening, near the McDonalds, where a weapon was seized.

One 16-year-old suffered a cut to the hand and was taken to hospital. The other suffered a minor injury to his head.

Anyone who saw what happened at around 8pm is being urged to contact officers.

Three 17-year-old boys were arrested and released under investigation.

"Police are investigating reports of an altercation involving a bladed weapon which took place at 8pm on Friday 13th March outside McDonalds, Gilston Road, Saltash.

"A 16-year-old boy was assaulted and sustained a cut to the hand. He was taken by ambulance to Derriford hospital. Another 16-year-old boy was assaulted and sustained a minor injury to his head. 

"A bladed weapon was located and has been seized by police.

"Three 17-year-old boys were arrested in connection to the incident and later released under investigation pending further enquiries."

Devon and Cornwall Police

Police enquiries remain ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact police via the 101 service quoting CR/022103/20. 

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