Teenager Stabbed In County Durham

7 July 2015, 15:06

stab scene

A 15 year old boy's in hospital after being stabbed in County Durham.

Police responded to a report at about 8.45pm that a boy had been attacked in the Woodham Burn area of Newton Aycliffe.

The location was a grassed track just off Stephenson Way close to the burn.

A 15-year-old local boy was taken by ambulance to the James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough where he remains in a stable condition today. 

His injury is not believed to be life-threatening.

A 15-year-old local youth was arrested at the scene and remains in custody at Bishop Auckland police station.

A number of people witnessed the incident and enquiries are ongoing.

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