Man and teenager arrested after suspected stabbing in Leamington


Two arrests were made after a suspected stabbing at the Pump Room Gardens in Leamington yesterday (Tuesday).

Warwickshire Police were called to the park at about 2pm after a man sustained injuries to his shoulder, believed to have been caused by a bladed weapon.

The man, in his 20s, was treated at University Hospital Coventry for the injuries, which are not thought to be life changing or life threatening.

A 21-year-old man from Leamington Spa, and a 16-year-old boy from Warwick, have been arrested in connection with the incident and are currently in custody.

A weapon was recovered from the scene.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have information is urged to contact DC Marcus Franklin on 101 quoting incident number 201 of August 11.