Two men arrested after teenage boy is stabbed in Fishponds

Two men have been arrested in connection with a stabbing in the Fishponds area of Bristol on New Year’s Day.

The men, aged 22 and 28, are in custody today after being arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent following a 15-year-old boy on a scooter being injured in Downend Road at about 12.20pm.

He had been approached by two men near Lawn Road before he was assaulted. He suffered a number of stab wounds and the pair fled the scene.

The teenager is recovering in hospital Inquiries continue and police ask any witnesses who have not yet contacted them to call 101 and give reference 5221000288.