Two In Custody After Teen Stabbed To Death

Stabbing in Bristol

The stabbing took place in the Knowle West area of Bristol


Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the stabbing of a 17-year-old boy in Bristol, police say.

The victim was stabbed overnight near the junction of Cossington Road and Newquay Road in the Knowle West area.

He was taken to Frenchay Hospital but died shortly afterwards, Avon and Somerset Police said.

The two suspects, aged 19 and 18, remain in police custody.

Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

“We would like to hear from anyone who was in the Cossington Road and Newquay Road area of Knowle West between 10.30pm and midnight last night who may have information to help police enquiries,” a spokesman said.

“At present we believe this to be an isolated incident but are providing high-profile patrols in the area to provide reassurance and receive information from members of the public.”