Boy stabbed twice in Enniskillen; 15-year-old arrested

A 14-year-old boy was stabbed twice in the body overnight, police have said.

The teenager suffered non-life threatening injuries when he was approached by an individual in Enniskillen shortly before midnight last night.

Police said the injured boy was with another teenager in the Round O quay area of the town at the time.

It is understood the teenager suffered two stab wounds and he was treated in hospital.

Police have appealed for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

A 15-year-old boy was later arrested over the stabbing.

A detective sergeant said: “Shortly before midnight, it was reported that two youths were approached by an unknown male in the area. It is believed the male stabbed one of the youths twice in the abdomen. The youth was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment to his injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.

“The male, who was arrested in the Enniskillen area this afternoon, remains in police custody.”

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