14-year-old boy taken to hospital after Luton stabbing

Incident took place at Kingsway Recreation Ground

Monday, 5th April 2021, 12:21 am
Updated Monday, 5th April 2021, 12:36 am

A 14-year-old boy was taken to hospital after being stabbed following a confrontation with a group of youths in Luton.

Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses following the incident at about 8pm on Saturday at Kingsway Recreation Ground.

The victim suffered stab wounds to his legs and his arm, although his injuries are not life threatening.

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The offenders are described as a group of approximately seven Asian youths, in their late teens.

One was described as being of a stocky build, wearing a white top, and another was dressed all in blue.

Detective Constable Helen Pecorini, from Bedfordshire Police’s Crime Investigation Team, said: “This incident has left the victim with nasty injuries.

“We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at that time, and who may have information to help us establish the identities of the offenders.

“We are determined to find those responsible and will never tolerate such behaviour on our streets.”

Anyone with information can contact police through the force’s online reporting centre, quoting reference number 347 of 3 April.

Alternatively, you can call independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

If you’ve been affected by crime you can contact Signpost for free and confidential support, whether the crime has been reported to police or not.

For further information or to get in contact, visit www.signpostforbedfordshire.com.