/Two boys, 16, in double stabbing outside Cheshire college

Two boys, 16, in double stabbing outside Cheshire college

Two boys, 16, are rushed to hospital with serious injuries after double stabbing outside college

  • Emergency Services called to Kingsway, in Widnes, close to Riverside College
  • Two 16-year-old boys were found with what were reported to be serious injuries
  • No arrests have been made at the current time and enquiries are ongoing 

Two teenagers have been rushed to hospital with serious injuries after a double stabbing outside a college this afternoon.

Emergency Services were called to Kingsway, in Widnes, close to Riverside College after reports of a disturbance at around 2.50pm.

Pictures showed a number of ambulances and police outside the college.

Two 16-year-old boys were found with what were reported to be serious injuries and road closures are currently in place.

Emergency Services were called to Kingsway, in Widnes, close to Riverside College (pictured) after reports of a disturbance at around 2.50pm

Emergency Services were called to Kingsway, in Widnes, close to Riverside College (pictured) after reports of a disturbance at around 2.50pm

Emergency Services were called to Kingsway, in Widnes, close to Riverside College (pictured) after reports of a disturbance at around 2.50pm

The victims, both students at the college, were taken to hospital and their families have been informed. 

Chief Inspector Catherine Pritchard said: ‘The investigation is in the very early stages but I would like to reassure people that this appears to be an isolated incident and there is not believed to be any risk to the wider community.

‘Officers remain at the scene and enquiries are ongoing. If anyone has any concerns they are urged to speak to a local officer.’

The victims, both students at the college, were taken to hospital and their families have been informed

The victims, both students at the college, were taken to hospital and their families have been informed

The victims, both students at the college, were taken to hospital and their families have been informed

No arrests have been made at the current time and enquiries are ongoing.

College deputy principal Thalia Bell later released a statement saying the college was helping police with their inquiries and operating as normal.

Anyone with any information is urged to call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 627919.

Information can also be reported to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously

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