Stoke & Staffordshire

Teenager arrested after 17-year-old is stabbed in fight

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of assault after a 17-year-old was stabbed in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

The male victim is being treated for knife wounds at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire.

Staffordshire Police said a 17-year-old male was arrested after a disturbance on Ashfields New Road at about 15:00 GMT on Thursday.

The force said the victim's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

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