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Boy arrested in connection with knife incident

June 11, 2021
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A teenager suffered minor injuries after he was allegedly assaulted by a boy thought to be in possession of a knife.

Police were called to Ripon Road in Bakersfield at around 3.45pm on Wednesday 9 June when a 14-year-old was reported to have assaulted the victim. 

The boy wasn’t stabbed or cut with a knife but suffered minor injuries in altercation.

Officers quickly attended and identified a suspect as part of their enquiries. A 14-year-old was then arrested on suspicion of attempted grievous bodily harm, possession of cannabis and possession of a knife in connection with the incident.

Detectives are now appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.

Detective Sergeant Louise Bradford, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Violence has no place on our streets and we will always thoroughly investigate reports with a view to taking action against those responsible.

“The report that a knife being used is concerning. Whenever a knife is involved, there is always a chance for serious consequences – thankfully in this case, a boy suffered very minor injuries but we are taking this report seriously.

“This attack happened in broad daylight and we are keen for anyone who may have witnessed what happened to come forward with any information.”

Anyone who has any information that could aid detectives in their investigation should contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 553 of 9 June 2021.

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