Boy, 15, conscious and breathing after Letchworth ‘stabbing’

PUBLISHED: 16:57 08 June 2018 | UPDATED: 16:57 08 June 2018

The air ambulance at the scene in Letchworth after the stabbing. Picture: Mark Russell

The air ambulance at the scene in Letchworth after the stabbing. Picture: Mark Russell


A 15-year-old boy was allegedly stabbed in the neck in Letchworth this afternoon, with police cordoning off parts of a street as an air ambulance landed.

Emergency crews rushed to the scene in Jackmans Place after being called at 2.30pm, with officers cordoning off part of the street off Baldock Road – next to the recreation ground.

Police told the Comet the boy had “sustained an injury to his neck”, but was conscious and breathing and had been rushed to hospital.

Officers are now looking for the attacker, who is described as a white male, of a small build and with brown hair.

Anyone who saw the incident or has any other information which could help officers should call police on 101, quoting ISR 430 of June 8. You can also report information online at

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will never need to go to court.

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