Teenager stabbed in Hitchin

A TEENAGER has been stabbed in Hitchin.

Just after 10pm on Friday, an 18-year-old man from Hitchin was walking past a group of males sat on a bench on Windmill Hill when an altercation began.

One of the group pulled out a knife and stabbed the 18-year-old in the lower back.

The victim was hospitalised with a small stab wound, but did not sustain life-threatening injuries.

A 16-year-old boy from Baldock has been arrested, charged with grevious bodily harm and remanded in custody.

You may also want to watch:

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter