Published on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 1:01 am.

Suspect Detained after 16 year old girl assaulted in Christchurch

MS Sealed off

Police have corded off parts of the High Street in Christchurch this evening following reports of a 16 year old female being stabbed outside the Marks and Spencer Food hall.
Police and Paramedics rushed to the scene just before 9:30 this evening. The victim, understood to be a 16 year old girl, has been rushed to Bournemouth hospital with injuries described as ‘potentially life threatening’.>

One resident, who has asked not to be named, describe it as ‘dramatic’. Police and paramedics ‘rushed to the scene from all directions’. Another shocked witness posted on twitter ‘Seen All This Going On.. Never seen as many blue lights! I Really Hope she is ok!’
Store security from Marks and Spenser and police officers remain at the scene tonight.

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A suspect has been detained and is helping police with their enquiries.

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