Seventeen year old Stabbing at Riverside Park in Southampton

young boy seriously assaulted at riverside park in southampton

A 17-year-old boy was assaulted and suffered a number of stab wounds

At some time between 9.30pm and 10pm on Friday, 26 July, the teenager was in Riverside Park, Bitterne when he was approached by a group of people.

An altercation occurred and the victim suffered three stab wounds to his leg.

He was taken to Southampton General Hospital for treatment. He is in a stable condition.

Detective Constable Michael Higgins, said: “We’re appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident, or anyone who has any information about what happened, to get in touch with us.

“We’d also like to hear from anyone who lives in the area and has CCTV at their address, or anyone who may have been driving by and has a dash-cam fitted to their vehicle.

“We’re following a number of lines of enquiry to locate those responsible. We would encourage anyone with information to come forward and speak to us at the earliest opportunity.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting 44190263288.