Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man arrested after teen stabbed in chest in Portsmouth

A 52-year-old man has been arrested after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the chest.

Hampshire Police said the assault took place in Lake Road, Portsmouth, just before 19:15 BST on Friday.

The victim was treated in hospital for a serious but not life threatening injury, the force added.

The 52-year-old, from Portsmouth, remains in custody on suspicion of wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm.

Police have appealed for any witnesses to contact them.

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