Teenage boy stabbed to death in 'tragic incident' say Surrey Police, as 17-year-old questioned

Police say they are maintaining a high presence near the scene of a fatal stabbing in Camberley in which a 17-year-old boy was killed.

Officers were called to the Greenhill Road Junction of Copped Hall Drive at 10.50pm on Friday night, following reports that a young man had been stabbed.

Despite the best efforts of paramedics, the teenager was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 17-year-old boy was arrested in connection with the incident but has since been released with no further action.

A second suspect, also a 17-year-old boy, was arrested last night and remains in custody.

Temporary Detective Chief Inspector Simon Dunn from the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team said: “This was a tragic incident which has resulted in a young man losing his life due to the injuries he sustained.

"We would like to extend our deepest condolences to his family and friends for their loss.

"The victim’s family are being provided with the support and immediate care they need at this difficult time.

“We would like to reassure the local community that we are working tirelessly to establish the circumstances of this senseless and violent attack, and to ensure that whoever is responsible is brought to justice as soon as possible.

“There is still a heavy police presence in the area and a cordon remains at the scene to allow crime scene investigators to gather evidence and the road is still closed. We would like to thank local residents for their patience and support while we carry out our investigations.”

Anyone with information is urged to get in touch with Surrey Police quoting reference number PR/45220056379.