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Two people arrested in connection with stabbing incident in Desborough Road, High Wycombe

| April 6, 2019

Two people have been arrested by police in connection with a stabbing incident that took place in Desborough Road, High Wycombe on Wednesday 3rd April 2019.

Those arrested are :

  • A 16 year old boy from High Wycombe who was arrested on suspicion of Section 18 GBH.
  • A 54 year old woman from High Wycombe who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Both the arrested people are currently in police custody.

The arrests are in connection with an incident which occurred at 12.20pm on Wednesday 3rd April 2019 in Desborough Road, High Wycombe during which a 21 year old man was stabbed.

Investigating officer, Detective Inspector James Mather, based at Aylesbury police station, said: ‘We have made two arrests in connection with the incident in Desborough Road, in which a 21 year old man was stabbed, and are continuing our investigation.

We believe this incident is linked to another incident which took place at 12.05am on Thursday (4/4), following reports that a 17 year old boy had been stabbed in Queens Acre.

Both victims sustained serious injuries and were taken to hospital.

Then at 12:50am on Thursday (4/4) it is believed that a firearm was discharged through a window of a property on Tenzing Drive. No one sustained any injuries.

I would still like to appeal for anyone with information regarding these incidents, which we believe are linked, to come forward and help police by calling 101.

Superintendent Kevin Brown, Local Area Police Commander for Wycombe said: ‘I would like to reiterate that we do not believe that there is a threat to the wider public and we believe those involved are known to each other.

Officers will remain visibly present in the area while this investigation takes place. Please speak to them if you have any questions or concerns.

UPDATED 2.32pm on Sunday 7th April 2019 : A further update on this news item can be found at the following link : ‘Boy charged by police in connection with stabbing in Desborough Road, High Wycombe‘.

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