Two 15-year-old boys arrested over schoolboy stabbing

Two boys have been arrested after a 12-year-old was stabbed in the hand and leg by three children during an attempt to rob him.

The victim was attacked outside Tesco Express in Whitehorse Road, Croydon, South London at 5pm on Monday.

Two 15-year-old boys were arrested in Croydon yesterday on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and were being questioned, Scotland Yard confirmed.

The 12-year-old was taken to hospital after the attack although his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

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Three boys arrested after 12-year-old stabbed at Tesco

The attack happened outside Tesco Express in Whitehorse Road in Croydon on Monday 20 January.