Sixth person arrested over Fishponds stabbing

A sixth person has been arrested as the investigation into a serious assault in Fishponds continues, police announced this afternoon.

At approximately 8pm last Friday, police and paramedics were called to Ridgeway Road after a 17-year-old boy had received a number of stab wounds.

He remains in a stable condition in hospital.

Police say that last night they arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of attempted murder. He is currently in custody.

The other arrests made so far are:

Two males, aged 16 and 18, who remain in police custody after also being arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

A 16-year-old girl who was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and is in police custody.

An 18-year-old woman who was arrested on suspicion of the same offence who has been released under investigation.

One person who was arrested and released without charge over the weekend. No further action is planned.

Police still ask witnesses to contact them if they have yet to get in touch – call 101 and give the call handler reference 5221031520. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Two teenagers have been charged in relation to the a stabbing incident .

A 16-year-old male has been charged with attempted murder. A girl the same age was charged with conspiracy to murder.

Two males, aged 16 and 18, arrested earlier on suspicion of attempted murder, have been released on bail.

Two other people arrested as part of the investigation have been released with no further action planned.

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