Two teenagers arrested following stabbing in Newmarket

Two young teenagers have been arrested and are currently being questioned in connection with a stabbing in Newmarket.

Officers were called at around 7.30pm yesterday, Wednesday, April 22, to reports that a boy, aged 15, had been stabbed in Elizabeth Avenue.

The victim was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, in Cambridge, for treatment. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

A 16-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy, both from Newmarket, have been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause of grievous bodily harm. They were taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning, where they currently remain.

Detective Inspector Stephen Clarke said: “The investigation is still at an early stage but we are confident that the parties involved are known to each other and there is no wider threat to the community. Our officers will be conducting reassurance patrols in the area, while we continue to appeal for any witnesses to come forward.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident, has any dash cam footage from the area or who has any information about the incident should contact Suffolk police, quoting 37/22591/20, via:

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Crimestoppers – Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form:

Phone – Call 101.

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