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Two men arrested in connection with schoolboy stabbing

The Parsons Road scene where a schoolboy was stabbed (File photograph)

Two men have been arrested in connection with the stabbing of a 14-year-old schoolboy, police announced yesterday.

The news came as Detective Chief Inspector Peter Stableford said the victim was “recovering well”.

Mr Stableford thanked the public for its assistance with the investigation.

He appealed to residents in Pembroke, Devonshire and Warwick, to “check their cameras and recordings, particularly from between 8am to 9am last Friday morning” for anything that could help the inquiry.

The incident is alleged to have happened at 8.21am last Friday as the boy waited at a bus stop on Parson’s Road, Devonshire, near the junction with Happy Dale Road.

A spokesman said that two men were seen leaving the area on a white motorcycle.

The rider was wearing an orange-coloured jacket, black trousers and light-coloured sneakers.

The pillion passenger had on a white T-shirt with a FILA logo on the front, light-coloured trousers and black sneakers with white markings.

The two were wearing dark-coloured helmets with heavily tinted visors.

Anyone with information should call 211 or the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number 800-8477.

A police spokesman told the public: “You may also wish to share any information you have with a police officer you might feel comfortable speaking with.

“We guarantee any information provided will be treated with the strictest confidence.”