Boy aged 15 among three attempted murder arrests after Kettering stabbing

The victim has since been released from hospital

By Sam Wildman
Friday, 26th February 2021, 10:46 am
Updated Friday, 26th February 2021, 11:19 am

A 15-year-old boy is one of three teenagers arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing in Kettering earlier this month.

The victim, a 19-year-old man, was stabbed multiple times in Wellington Street, close to the junction with Princes Street, at about 10.45pm on February 13.

He was in a critical condition but has since been released from hospital and will recover, a police spokesman confirmed today (Friday).

A police cordon at the scene.

The spokesman confirmed three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and have all been released on bail.

They are a 15-year-old boy from Kettering, a 16-year-old boy from Kettering and an 18-year-old man from Wellingborough.

Detectives were at the scene the morning after the attack with door-to-door enquiries and forensic searches taking place.

Patrols in the area were also increased to reassure the community after the street attack.

Anyone with information about the stabbing should contact police on 101.