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Two teenagers charged following stabbing in Rock Ferry, Wirral last Friday

News   •   Jul 22, 2019 09:30 BST

We have arrested and charged two teenagers following a stabbing in Rock Ferry last Friday, 19 July.

At around 6.30pm, emergency services were called to reports of a man in his 20s being stabbed in the face and leg in Faversham Way. He was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Patrols quickly located and arrested two teenage boys in the Bedford Place and Rock Park areas. A screwdriver was found nearby and has been recovered for forensic enquiries. Both teenagers were taken to police stations for questioning.

A 15-year-old boy from New Ferry was charged with Section 18 wounding with intent.
A 14-year-old boy from Tranmere was charged with Section 18 wounding with intent.

Both will appear at Merseyside Youth Remand Court this morning, Monday 22 July.

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In an emergency, always call 999.