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

| May 23, 2021

An appeal for witnesses has been launched by Thames Valley Police following an assault in High Wycombe.

On Friday 21st May 2021, at around 4.20pm, officers from Thames Valley Police were called to the Eden Centre, near Sports Direct, following reports of several young males involved in an altercation.

During the incident a teenage boy sustained a stab wound to his leg. The boy was taken to hospital however his injuries are not life threatening.

Police have arrested a 14 year old boy from Buckinghamshire on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a knife / bladed article in public. The 14 year old boy has been released on police bail until Friday 18th June 2021.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Lisa Murton, based at High Wycombe police station, said: ‘We would like to speak to anyone who has information about this altercation.

It happened when there is likely to have been a number of people around the area and it was still daylight.

We would ask anyone with CCTV in the area or dash-cam footage to please check this and share anything significant with police.

We are aware of a video circulating online and would ask that this is shared with police rather than on social media.

A thorough investigation is now underway and we would ask that any information about this incident is shared with us.

You can do this by calling the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number 101, or by making a report online using the reference number 43210220125.

If you would prefer to remain 100% anonymous, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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

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