16-year-old boy stabbed in the chest in Portsmouth – man arrested by police

A man has been arrested after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the chest in Portsmouth.

Saturday, 25th May 2019, 8:44 pm
Lake Road

The assault took place in Lake Road last night, with police called just before 7.15pm.

The boy was taken to the QA Hospital for treatment for a chest injury.

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Lake Road

His injury was described as serious but not life threatening.

Today a police spokesperson confirmed a 52-year-old man, from Portsmouth, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of wounding/inflicting grievous bodily harm.

He remains in police custody.

Anyone with information about what happened should call police on 101, quoting the crime reference number 44190179016.

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