Boy, 15, stabbed in Suffolk street

A man has been charged in connection with a stabbing on Wednesday night Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

A man has been charged in connection with a stabbing on Wednesday night Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

A 15-year-old boy is in hospital tonight after being stabbed in the street in a west Suffolk town.

The knife attack happened close to the Co-op store in Elizabeth Avenue, Newmarket, at around 7.30pm.

The victim was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge for treatment, where he remains in a stable condition.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Police have now cordoned off the corner of Elizabeth Avenue and Exning Road while an investigation is carried out, though no arrests have been made at this time.


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Passers by and a member of staff from the nearby Co-op store are believed to have rushed to the boy’s aid, providing vital life-saving care while an ambulance arrived.

Anyone with information related to the incident is urged to contact police, quoting CAD 324 of April 22.

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