Live: Road cordoned off after teenager stabbed in Leicester

Police have cordoned off a road in the Clarendon Park area of the city after a stabbing this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to Hartopp Road at around 12:35pm after reports that a teenager had been stabbed.

The teenager was taken to hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A cordon is currently in place near to a shop on Hartopp Road and Howard Road.

A spokesman for Leicestershire Police said: Police were called at around 12.35pm today (Friday 11 October) to a report of a stabbing in Hartopp Road in Leicester.”

“Officers attended the scene along with colleagues from the East Midlands Ambulance Service and a 16-year-old was taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary for treatment.”

“His injuries are described as non-life-threatening.”

“Enquiries to identify and locate the suspect are ongoing.“

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Police on 101 quoting incident 261 of 11 October.

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