Five kids as young as 12 arrested over violent stabbing of 13-year-old boy 4 months ago

Five kids as young as 12 arrested over violent stabbing of 13-year-old boy

Police are continuing to question the children

Five boys aged between 12 and 15 have been arrested after a stabbing in Worthing, police have confirmed.

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The attack took place on Chapel Road at around 4.45pm on Sunday (March 13), and left a 13-year-old in hospital.

Three of the boys - aged 12, 14 and 15, and all from Worthing - have been arrested on suspicion of committing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Meanwhile a 13-year-old from Littlehampton was arrested on suspicion of attempted wounding with intent and a 14-year-old - also from Littlehampton - was arrested on suspicion of committing grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon in public.

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A spokesman for Sussex Police said: "We have warned that youth violence will not be tolerated, after five children were arrested in connection with a stabbing in Worthing.

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