A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with a stabbing last night.

Police continue to guard the scene in Frankland Road, Croxley Green, where a 16-year-old boy was stabbed at around 11.30pm.

His injuries are serious but not life threatening, police have said.

His family are aware and are being supported by police officers.

This morning, police say a 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of GBH.

Police tape is stretched across a section of pavement at the junction of Frankland Road and Watford Road, opposite Croxley tube station.

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Police were called at 11.30pm last night to reports of a boy seriously injured.

Around eight police cars and three ambulances attended.

Today, what looks like a black coat is lying on the floor within the cordon, alongside a black hat, as well as some other equipment.

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There are no forensic officers at the scene. It is local officers and police vehicles protecting the scene.

Police have been spotted carrying out door to door enquiries while another resident said officers have been searching bins in the area.

Three Rivers Police said in a statement overnight that the boy is believed to have been injured with a knife.

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Locals have expressed their shock that an incident like this has happened in Croxley Green although one elderly woman said this type of crime was ‘now happening everywhere’.

A Hertfordshire Constabulary spokeswoman said this morning: “A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with a stabbing which occurred in Frankland Road, Croxley Green, at 11.30pm last night (February 7).

“The victim remains in hospital in a stable condition. Whilst his injuries are serious, they are not life threatening.

“This is an isolated and unusual incident for Croxley Green and the victim and offender are known to each other.

“The 15-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of GBH.

“Officers are continuing their appeals for information about what happened. Call 101 quoting crime reference 41/11749/20.”