Teenagers arrested following St Albans stabbing

PUBLISHED: 17:58 17 June 2018

Police attended the scene of an altercation between two groups in St Albans on Friday evening.

Police attended the scene of an altercation between two groups in St Albans on Friday evening.

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Police have arrested two teenagers after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in St Albans on Friday evening.

A 14-year-old and 16-year-old boy remain in custody on suspicion of GBH following an altercation in Verulamium Park that left a teenager with abdominal injuries.

He was taken to hospital by the air ambulance where he remains in a stable condition. His injuries are not deemed to be life-threating.

Chief inspector Stuart Orton said: “I want to thank everyone who has assisted with our enquiries so far as we work to establish the circumstances around what happened.

“It is believed that a number of people were present at the time of the incident and I would urge anyone with information, who hasn’t already provided a statement to police, to please make contact.”

If you have any information contact Herts Police via the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/8052/18 or report online at herts.police.uk/Report.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or anonymous online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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A few years back I was fixing a shed in our garden and had enlisted the help of my young son. We were busy moving rotten pieces of wood from the side of the shed when suddenly I felt sharp stabbing pains in my lower legs. Before I had a chance to investigate my son started screaming in pain and it took a few more seconds to realize that we were trampling on a wasps’ nest!

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