Boy, 13, arrested for attempted ‘murder’ after 13-year-old girl stabbed in park | The Sun

A 13-YEAR-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a girl, also 13, was stabbed in a park.

Officers were rushed to Hillsborough Park in Sheffield, South Yorks,. at around 9pm on Tuesday.

The victim was stabbed in her abdomen and taken to hospital, where she is in a stable condition.

A 13-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is currently in police custody.

Detective superintendent Nikki Leach, of South Yorkshire Police, said: "We know that this incident will have caused deep concern amongst the local community and beyond.

"We have arrested a 13-year-old boy in connection to the incident and our enquiries are continuing to establish the full circumstances of what led to the victim being stabbed."

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"We believe the victim and suspect to be known to each other and we are satisfied that there is no wider risk to the public.

She added: "Officers remain at the scene and are carrying out additional patrols to provide you with reassurance.

"If you see our officers, please do speak to them – they are there to help and support you."

Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact South Yorkshire Police.

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