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Boy, 14, charged with stabbing fellow teen

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with stabbing a 13-year-old boy in Blackpool Photo: PA

A 14-year-old boy has been charged after a teen was stabbed in Blackpool.

Police were called shortly before 6pm on Saturday after a 13-year-old boy was stabbed in the chest at Rawcliffe Street.

The victim was taken to to Alder Hey hospital for treatment, where he is in a stable condition. His injuries are believed to not be life threatening.

The 14-year-old boy, from Blackpool, has now been charged with the stabbing and possession of a knife, and was due to appear Blackpool Youth Court this morning.

A girl aged 13 and a boy aged 15, both from Blackpool, were arrested on suspicion of affray and have since been released under investigation.

  • Police are still appealing for information about the incident and are asking anybody with information to contact us on 101, quoting log number 1324 of February 16th.