Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Two held over teenager's stabbing on Isle of Wight

Two teenagers have been arrested after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the back on the Isle of Wight.

Police were called to Gort Road in east Cowes shortly before 2200 GMT on Friday following reports of a fight involving a large group of youths.

An 18-year-old man was also injured and officers are investigating several further alleged assaults.

A 16-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man, both from the island, were arrested and remain in custody.

Officers remained in the area overnight to reassure residents.

They have urged anyone who saw what happened to contact them.

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