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Bournemouth boy held after teen stabbed in chest

Post office in Hill View Road, Bournemouth Image copyright Google
Image caption The teenager was stabbed outside the post office in Hill View Road

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after a teenager was stabbed in the chest.

The victim was stabbed outside the post office in Hill View Road, Bournemouth, just before midnight on Friday.

The 16-year-old was taken to hospital where he is recovering. A knife was recovered from the scene.

Police have not revealed whether the stabbing was Halloween-related or what offence the boy, who was later bailed, was suspected of committing.

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