Two teenage boys arrested after man stabbed in Northampton

Victim taken to hospital but injuries not thought to be life-threatening

Saturday, 8th May 2021, 6:26 pm
Updated Saturday, 8th May 2021, 6:46 pm

Two boys aged 14 and 15 have been arrested after a man was stabbed in Northampton today (Saturday, May 8).

Northamptonshire Police officers were called at about 11.45am to reports of a disturbance involving a group of males in the shopping area in South Oval, Kings Heath.

A short time later, a man was stabbed nearby and was taken to hospital for treatment - his injuries are not believed to be life threatening, police said.

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Northamptonshire Police officers were called to reports of a disturbance involving a group of males in the shopping area in South Oval, Kings Heath, at about 11.45am today (Saturday, May 8) before a man was stabbed. Photo: Google
Northamptonshire Police officers were called to reports of a disturbance involving a group of males in the shopping area in South Oval, Kings Heath, at about 11.45am today (Saturday, May 8) before a man was stabbed. Photo: Google

Officers are asking anyone who may have witnessed either incident, or may have CCTV, dash cam or phone footage, to call police on 101, quoting incident number 174 of May 8.