Police have confirmed the arrest of two men in connection with the stabbing of a 14-year-old schoolboy.
In a statement released yesterday (Feb 8), Detective Chief Inspector Peter Stableford said the victim was “recovering well”.
“This was a serious attack that could easily have been fatal,” he said.
He also thanked the public for its assistance with the investigation, as he appealed to residents in Pembroke, Devonshire and Warwick, to “check their cameras and recordings, particularly from between 8am to 9am last Friday morning” for anything that could help the inquiry.
The incident is alleged to have occurred at 8:21am last Friday (Feb 4) as the boy waited at a bus stop on Parson’s Road, near the junction with Happy Dale Road.
A spokesman said that two men were seen leaving the area on a white motorcycle.
The rider was wearing an orange-coloured jacket, black trousers and light-coloured sneakers.
The pillion passenger had on a white T-shirt with a FILA logo on the front, light-coloured trousers and black sneakers with white markings.
Both suspects were dark-coloured helmets with heavily tinted visors.
Anyone with information should call 211 or the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number 800-8477.
“You may also wish to share any information you have with a police officer you might feel comfortable speaking with,” the spokesman added.
“We guarantee any information provided will be treated with the strictest confidence.”