Teen still in hospital after Chesterfield park '˜stabbing'

A teenager who was allegedly stabbed in Queen's Park last week remains in hospital in a stable condition.

Tuesday, 11th October 2016, 1:09 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 5:00 pm
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Police were called to the Chesterfield park at 4.25pm last Wednesday and found an injured 17-year-old boy.

An 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old youth, both from Chesterfield, were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm later in the evening and released on bail pending further investigations.

A Derbyshire police spokesman said today: “For operational reasons we’re unable to give more details of the incident in Queen’s Park last week.

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“Enquiries are progressing and two suspects remain on police bail.

“The victim of the assault remains in hospital in a stable condition.”

Scores of Chesterfield residents have taken to social media to wish the injured boy a speedy recovery after the ‘stabbing’.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Constable Julian Hall on 101, quoting reference 16000309340, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.