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Boy, 15, arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after teenager stabbed in Timperley park

By David Prior at

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teenager was stabbed in a Timperley park yesterday.

Police were called at around 5.55pm to reports that a teenager had been stabbed on a basketball court in Pickering Lodge Park.

The 16-year-old was taken to hospital with a stab wound to the chest where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Another boy, also aged 16, was assaulted.

Officers attended and a 15-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1652 of 21/08/17 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Emergency vehicles at the scene of the incident yesterday evening