Teen ‘stabbed’ in horror ‘blade attack’ in broad daylight

A TEENAGER has was taken to hospital after he was allegedly stabbed in an attack in broad daylight.

Emergency services rushed to the scene of the accident in Johnstone, Renfrewshire at 12.25pm ​​yesterday afternoon.

Officers rushed to the Thorn Court area yesterday afternoon


Officers rushed to the Thorn Court area yesterday afternoonPhoto credit: GOOGLE MAPS

Officers also responded to the area after receiving reports of an altercation near Thorn Court.

Shortly after arriving, they found an injured 16-year-old boy.

It is understood he suffered stab wounds as a result of the alleged disturbance.

He was rushed to hospital, but his current condition is not yet known.

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Police arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the alleged incident.

He was released pending further investigation.

Police have launched an investigation into the alleged incident and said the investigation is ongoing.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “At around 12.25pm ​​on Wednesday 13 September 2023, police were called to a report that a teenager had been injured in an altercation near Thorn Court, Johnstone.

“Emergency services attended the scene and the 16-year-old victim was taken to hospital for treatment.

“The investigation is ongoing.

“An 18-year-old was arrested last night but released pending further inquiries.”

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Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing edmund@ustimespost.com.

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