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Two teens arrested after Stoke-on-Trent triple stabbing

Carron Street in Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent Image copyright Google
Image caption Three people were injured in the attack in Carron Street in Stoke-on-Trent

Two 16-year-old boys have been arrested after three people were injured in a serious assault.

A 19-year-old man was taken to hospital after being stabbed twice shortly after 22:00 BST on Saturday in Carron Street, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent.

He remains in hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening, police said.

The suspects from Stoke-on-Trent were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent.

One of them, arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning, has been released under investigation.

The second teenager was arrested shortly before 17:00 GMT.

The force said it had started "high visibility patrols" to reassure the local community.

A second man and a woman were also injured in the attack but did not require hospital treatment.

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