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Teen arrested over stabbing of boy in Poole alleyway

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after a boy was stabbed in Poole.

Police said the boy was found with a single stab wound in an alleyway close to Poole High School off Wimborne Road on Thursday.

The boy, whose injuries were not believed to be life threatening, was taken to hospital following the attack just after 15:00 GMT.

The teenager, from the Poole area, arrested on suspicion of assault, remains in custody.

The alleyway remains cordoned off while police investigations continue.

Extra officers are in the area where the attack took place to offer reassurance to the public.

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