By Sarah Keane •
Published: 21 Feb 2021 • 12:20
TWO young teens have been arrested for stabbing a 13-year-old boy
Police in Cumbria have taken a 13-year-old girl and 14-year-old-boy into custody accused with stabbing another child, aged13, shortly before 3pm on Saturday, February 20 in what officials have described as a “serious assault.”
Emergency services rushed to Jarrow Street in Barrow and found the young boy had been inflicted with stab wounds; he was airlifted to hospital where his injuries were described as serious but he is understood to be in a stable condition.
Cumbria Police said: “Police are appealing for witnesses following the report of a serious assault on Jarrow Street, Barrow.
“Officers were called by NWAS at around 2:50pm today (20 Feb).
“A 13-year-old boy sustained injuries believed to have been caused by a knife.
“He is described as in a serious but stable condition and was taken to hospital via helimed.
“A 13-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody.
“There is an increased police presence and a cordon in place on Jarrow Street due to the ongoing investigation.”
This weekend has seen a wave of violence in the UK once again, with another teenager seriously injured in a street brawl in Manchester on Friday, February 19. The 17-year-old was stabbed when a fight involving more than twenty youngsters broke out on Church Street shortly after 9pm.
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Former teacher and health services manager with a Degree in English, Sarah moved to Spain from Southern Ireland with her husband, who runs his own car rental business, in 2019. She is now enjoying a completely different pace and quality of life on the Costa Blanca South, with wonderful Spanish and expat friends in Cabo Roig. Sarah began working with Euro Weekly News in 2020 and loves nothing more than bringing all the latest national and international news to her local community.
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