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Attempted murder arrests as 16-year-old boy stabbed in Telford Town Park

By Rory Smith | Telford | Crime | Published: | Last Updated:

Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in Telford.

Police closed off part of the park near Wonderland while investgations were being carried out.

A 14-year-old boy, a 14-year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl were detained after the boy was stabbed in Telford Town Park at about 2.20pm today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent paramedics to the scene before the victim was airlifted to hospital where his condition is described as serious but stable.

Police said the three suspects were being held in custody.

Detective Sergeant Danielle Logan of West Mercia Police said: "There is currently a cordon in place in Telford Town Park with additional officers in the area as we carry out our enquiries.

"If anyone does have any information that may assist, I would ask them to please get in contact with us."

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called to reports of a stabbing in Telford Park at 2.29pm this afternoon.

"One ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

"On arrival we discovered one patient, a teenage male who had been stabbed.

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"He was treated for serious injuries before being airlifted to hospital for further assessment.”

Anyone with any information should contact DS Logan on 101 on the extension 7712136.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800555111 or crimestoppers-uk.org

Rory Smith

By Rory Smith
Reporter - @rorysmith_star

Senior reporter based at the Shropshire Star's head office in Ketley, Telford.

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