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TEEN ARRESTED: Boy, aged 16, taken to hospital after altercation in Watford town centre

 Published on: 20th December 2021   |   By: Holly Bullen   |   Category: Uncategorized

A 16-year-old boy was taken to hospital over the weekend after sustaining a suspected stab wound during an altercation in Watford town centre.

Police have confirmed that they were called to reports that an altercation occurred between two teenage males, who are known to each other on Saturday, December 18.

One of the males, 16, sustained a injury during the incident, which is believed to be a stab wound.

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested and released under investigation while enquires continue.

A spokesperson for Herts Police said: “Police were called at around 5.10pm on Saturday, December 18, following an incident in Watford High Street.

“Officers attended, alongside the ambulance service and the injured boy, aged 16, was taken to hospital. His injuries are not being treated as life-threatening and he continues to recover.

“A search of the area was carried out by police to trace the suspect.

“A 15-year-old boy was arrested in Albert Road a short time later and, following an interview, has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

“The incident is being treated as isolated.”

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