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St Albans stabbing: Boy, 16, injured in fight

Verulamium Park
Image caption Police said the fight in Verulamium Park happened at about 19:00 BST on Friday

A 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the abdomen during a fight between two groups in a park, police have said.

The teenager was injured in the attack at about 19:00 BST on Friday in Verulamium Park, St Albans.

He was taken to hospital by air ambulance, where he remains in a stable condition.

Hertfordshire Police said inquiries were ongoing into the stabbing, which is believed to be an "isolated incident".

Ch Insp Stuart Orton said it was understood to have involved "young people who are known to each other".

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