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Boy, 13, airlifted to hospital with suspected stab wounds

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A 13-year-old boy is being airlifted to hospital with suspected stab wounds following an alleged assault by two other teens in Barrow today.

He is described as in a serious but stable condition and is being taken hospital via helimed.

Police were called by the ambulance service at around 2.50pm today to Jarrow Street.

The 13-year-old boy sustained injuries believed to have been caused by a knife.

A 13-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody.

There is an increased police presence and a cordon in place on Jarrow Street due to the ongoing investigation.

Cumbria police is urging any witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is urged to call 101 quoting incident number 116 of 20th February 2021.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.