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Police appeal for witnesses after a boy is stabbed in High Wycombe

| May 7, 2020

An appeal for witnesses was launched by Thames Valley Police after boy was stabbed in High Wycombe on Tuesday 5th May 2020.

At approximately 6.30pm, reports were made to the South Central Ambulance Service that a boy had been assaulted in Hawthorne Road, High Wycombe.

When the ambulance crew arrived they found the boy had suffered two stab wounds to his torso and he was taken to hospital.

Three man are believed to have been involved in the incident, they are described as a black man, an Asian man and a white man. After the incident a small dark vehicle was seen to leave the area.

Two people have been arrested by Thames Valley Police in connection with the incident, they are an 18 year old man and a 19 year old man, both of whom are from High Wycombe. Both men have been arrested on suspicion of Section 18 grievous bodily harm with intent and have been released on conditional police bail until Tuesday 2nd June 2020.

Investigating officer Detective Sergeant Stephen Fox, of Force CID based at Wycombe, said: ‘I am appealing to anybody who was in the vicinity of Hawthorne Road at around 6.30pm on Tuesday and who witnessed this incident to make contact with police.

I am also keen to hear from anybody from the area who may have CCTV footage or dash-cam to please check this and contact us if it has captured anything that can assist this investigation.

The injured boy remains in hospital, where thankfully his injuries are not life-threatening, but this was a serious incident and two people have been arrested in connection with this.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anybody who may have information relating to the incident to make a report online or call 101, quoting reference number 43200133009. If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

*Source of article : Thames Valley Police ‘latest news’.

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