Kent

Boy, 15, held after teenager fatally stabbed in Gillingham

East Street, Gillingham Image copyright Google
Image caption The teenager was fatally injured in East Street, in Gillingham, on Friday night

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a teenage boy was stabbed.

The teenager was fatally injured in East Street, Gillingham, Kent, shortly after 20:00 BST on Friday.

Kent Police said he was stabbed after he fled from a silver Renault Clio which was being vandalised by a gang who then chased him.

He was stabbed a short distance away, and later died in hospital. His next-of-kin have been informed.

Officers said following the incident the car was moved and found parked in a different location, in Cleveland Road.

Anyone who saw it being moved or anything suspicious is asked to contact police.

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