22nd Feb, 2020

Boy stabbed in city centre robbery

John Carlon 8th Jan, 2020 Updated: 9th Jan, 2020

A TEENAGE boy has been left with ‘serious injuries’ in a stabbing and robbery in Coventry.

Two men attacked the 17-year-old near the interchange of Radford Road and the Coventry Ring Road, close to Coventry Fire Station.

Witnesses reported seeing a body lying on the ground as paramedics rushed to his aid, following the stabbing at around 2pm on January 6.

The teen is recovering in hospital as police start an investigation, they have not made any arrests.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: “We were called after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed during a robbery in Radford Road, Coventry, at around 2pm on Monday (6 January).

“He is believed to have been attacked by two men who took cash and a mobile phone.

“The teenager was taken to hospital with serious injuries but they are not believed to be life-threatening.

“Anyone with information can contact police via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk, or via 101. Quote crime reference number 20CV/5028X/20.”

West Midlands Ambulance Service told the Coventry Observer: “We were called at 2:19pm on Monday (January 6) to reports of a stabbing on Radford Road in Coventry. We sent one ambulance and paramedic officer to the scene. We treated one patient, a teenage male, for potentially serious injuries. He was taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further treatment.”

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