Police arrest two boys aged 14 and 16 on suspicion of murder following fatal stabbing

Hawksley Road in Hyson Green (Picture: Google)

Police have arrested two boys, aged 14 and 16, following a fatal stabbing in Hyson Green on Wednesday (August 5).

The 16-year-old boy is being questioned this morning (Thursday August 6) after being arrested overnight in connection with the incident on Hawksley Road at around 5.40pm.

The victim, a male, was taken to hospital but died a short time later – he has not yet been formally identified.

The 14-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder remains in police custody.

Detective Inspector Justine Wilson said: “Incidents like this are shocking for the community who may feel unnerved by what has happened.

“However, we believe this is an isolated attack, unconnected to recent incidents in other areas and there is no further threat to the wider public.

“We have reassurance patrols in place so if anyone has any concerns or wants to speak to one of our officers, please stop them on the street or call us on 101.

“Our investigation is continuing and we will keep the community updated with the progress on the investigation.”

If you have any information, you are asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident number 710 of September 5.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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