Dorset

Boys, aged 13 and 14, arrested over Bournemouth teen stabbing

Pelhams Park Image copyright Google
Image caption Police said the victim had been sitting on a bench with a group of boys and girls, all aged 16

Two boys, aged 13 and 14, have been arrested in connection with a stabbing in a Bournemouth park.

A 16-year-old boy was taken to hospital with serious injuries to his chest and face in Pelhams Park at 20:30 GMT on Saturday, Dorset Police said.

Officers said the attack came following an "altercation" between the victim and two teenage boys on bicycles after one of them pulled out a knife.

The boys, who are from the town, were arrested on suspicion of assault.

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