Teenage boy in hospital with stab injuries after Norton incident

A TEENAGE boy is in hospital with suspected stab injuries and police are appealing for anyone who saw what happened to him to come forward.

Officers were called to the Greta Road/Eamont Road area of Norton, Stockton, at approximately 8.45pm last night (Saturday, November 14) where the 16-year-old boy was found with injuries believed to be stab wounds.

A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said the boy remains in hospital in a stable condition and is receiving support from his family and police.

She added: “No arrests have been made however enquiries are on-going.

“We would appeal for any witnesses, anyone with information/dash cam or CCTV footage which could help to get in touch.

“Please contact Cleveland Police via the 101 number quoting ref 187476.”

If you don’t want to speak to police, please consider passing information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers.

They are online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org or you can phone them on 0800 555 111.

The Northern Echo | Teesside