Police are investigating after teenager was left with serious injuries in an incident in Coventry this morning.
Cops were called to reports of a stabbing on Broad Lane at around 10am today where a 16-year-old was found with serious injuries.
He was taken to hospital where a West Midlands Police said he remained in a serous but stable condition this afternoon.
A second teenager was also taken to hospital with minor injuries.
In a statement, the force said two teenagers had been arrested in connection with the incident.
A bystander said police remained on the scene until shortly before 1pm and police dogs have been led up and down Faircroft Avenue.
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The spokesman for West Midlands Police said: “We were called to Broad Lane, Coventry shortly after 10am this morning (10 March) following reports a teenager was stabbed.
“The 16-year-old has been taken to hospital where his injuries are currently described as serious but stable.
“Two teenagers have been arrested in connection, one has been taken to hospital to be checked over for minor injuries and the other boy is currently in custody where he will be questioned.
“We are investigating to establish the cause of these injuries, but we do not believe he was stabbed with a knife. Anyone with information contact us via live chat on our website or by calling 101. Please quote log number 937 of 10/03.”
A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 10.09am to reports of a stabbing in Broad Lane, Coventry. We sent the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance, two land ambulances and two paramedic officers to the scene.
“Crews arrived to find two patients, both teenage boys. One was treated for serious injuries not believed to be life-threatening and was taken to hospital by land ambulance with the air ambulance crew onboard continuing treatment.
“The second boy was treated for minor injuries and was taken in a separate ambulance to hospital for further treatment.”
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