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Witness appeal following stabbing incident in Aldershot

Police are appealing for witnesses following reports of a serious assault at around 11pm last night (Monday 20 September) on Auchinleck Way, near Alexandra Road, in Aldershot.

Two boys, aged 17 and 16, were found with stab wounds and both were taken to St George’s Hospital in London.

It is believed they have suffered serious, but non-life threatening, injuries.

Police have launched an investigation and officers are appealing for witnesses to try and find the suspect. No arrests have been made.

Were you in the area at that time? Did you see anything suspicious? Do you have any dash-cam footage which was recorded on Auchinleck Way at around 11pm last night?

Chief Inspector John Halfacre, district commander for Hart and Rushmoor, said: “We understand why residents might be concerned about this incident.

“Any crime involving a knife can have a devastating impact on the victim and all those involved.

“We would like to reassure the community that we are investigating the incident and that we take knife crime extremely seriously.

“The public may see additional policing activity in and around the town centre. If you have any concerns, please don’t hesitate to speak to the officers.”

Anyone with information is asked to phone 101 with reference 44210378846. Alternatively, you can phone Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.