Four arrests after a 16-year-old was stabbed to death in Northampton
- The victim was attacked in Harborough Road, Northampton at 3:35 p.m.
- The 16-year-old victim was pronounced dead shortly after paramedics arrived.
Four people, including two teenagers, have been arrested after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Northampton yesterday afternoon.
Police and ambulance crews rushed to Harborough Road, near the junction with The Cock Hotel, at around 3:35pm on Wednesday.
Despite the efforts of the paramedics, the boy died soon after.
Four men aged 49, 21, 16 and 14 have been arrested and remain in police custody.
A police cordon on Harborough Road, between the junction with The Cock Hotel and Waitrose, is expected to remain in place overnight.
Northamptonshire Police have launched a murder investigation.
A 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Northampton on Wednesday afternoon. Four people, including two teenagers, have been arrested and remain in police custody.
The 16-year-old victim was pronounced dead shortly after 3:35 p.m. Police have appealed to the public for information about the
Detective Inspector Simon Barnes said: “This is an exceptionally sad and tragic incident in which a boy with his whole life ahead of him
he is dead and I want to assure the public that we are absolutely determined to bring the people involved to justice.
“The arrests were made immediately tonight and investigations continue to move at a rapid pace, however I still ask witnesses or anyone with information that has not yet come forward to do so.”
“While we believe this was an isolated incident, high visibility police patrols will be carried out in the Kingsthorpe area to reassure the local community and I would encourage anyone with concerns in the area to approach one of our officers who Will be happy”. help.’
Witnesses or anyone with CCTV, doorbell or dash cam footage can call Northamptonshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 23000174855.