Gloucester: Boy, 17, arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after girl, 16, injured in suspected stabbing

A 16-year-old girl has been taken to hospital and a 17-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder after a suspected stabbing in Gloucester.

Police were called to an address in Kingsway shortly after 8pm on Sunday after receiving a report that a girl had been stabbed and that the attacker had fled the property.

A teenage boy was arrested at a different address in Gloucester a short while later.

He is being held in custody, and officers say they are not currently seeking anyone else in connection with the incident.

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The girl remains in hospital being treated for injuries, which at this stage are not thought to be life-threatening.

Gloucestershire Police say there will be a visible police presence in the area while house-to-house and other enquiries take place throughout Monday.