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.


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