Teenage boy arrested following double stabbing in Berkshire

Police investigating a double stabbing in Berkshire have arrested a 14-year-old boy. 

Two teenage boys suffered knife wounds during an attack at Lucey Close in Tilehurst on Saturday night.

Officers were called at around 11.30pm after ambulance crews found the two sixteen year olds with knife injuries.

One of the victims suffered a stab wound to his chest, and is described as walking wounded, but the second sustained multiple stab wounds to his chest and shoulder.

One of the boys remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition, while the other victim has since been discharged from hospital.

The 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and grievous bodily harm and remains in police custody.Senior investigating officer Detective Chief Inspector Mike Hall, based at Newbury police station, said: “We remain in the early stages of this investigation, but have now made one arrest. I would ask people not to speculate as to the circumstances surrounding this incident, but I would like to renew my appeal for anybody who witnessed what happened on Saturday night who have not already made contact with police to please do so."He added: "I would also like to re-iterate my previous request not to share any images or footage you may have on social media, but please report this to police."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers.