Appeal for information following serious assault – Leamington
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Warwickshire Police is appealing for witnesses or information following a serious assault in Leamington last night.
At around 9.30pm, a 15-year-old was assaulted on Mason Avenue. He sustained suspected stab wounds to his back and head and was taken to hospital by ambulance. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening and he has now been discharged.
It’s reported there were three or four individuals involved in the incident, and the victim and suspects are believed to be known to each other.
A 16-year-old boy from Leamington has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent. He is currently in police custody.
Investigating officer, Det Sgt Pete Sherwood from Warwickshire Police, said: “A number of enquiries are currently ongoing and officers will be in the area over the coming days to conduct reassurance patrols.
“We would ask anyone who witnessed the incident or any suspicious behaviour in the area last night time please come forward. If anyone has any information, please call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 376 of 21 April 2022.”
Information can also be given to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.