Teenage boy arrested on suspicion of Fegg Hayes wounding

A TEENAGE boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted wounding following an incident in Fegg Hayes on Friday evening (Oct 2).

Officers received reports two boys were being chased by a group of other boys, possibly carrying weapons, in the Cumberbatch Avenue area at around 6.30pm.

A 15-year-old from the local area was arrested on suspicion of attempted wounding and has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

A 15-year-old boy was taken to the Royal Stoke Hospital to receive treatment for head and facial injuries.

Chief Inspector Mark Barlow, area commander for Stoke North Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “We have made an arrest but our enquiries are continuing and we would urge anyone who can assist us to get in touch. This was a violent and distressing attack by a group.”

“We are increasing patrols in the area and will not tolerate this type of disorder.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 or via social media referring to incident 682 of October 2.


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