Police confirm teenager has been stabbed outside Northampton College

The 19-year-old is in a 'serious but not life threatening' condition in Northampton General Hospital.

Monday, 10th February 2020, 7:40 pm
Updated Monday, 10th February 2020, 8:04 pm

A teenager has been stabbed outside Northampton College's Booth Lane campus, police have confirmed.

Officers were called to the St Gregory's entrance of the campus at around 3.50pm today (February 10) where they put a cordon in place and closed off part of the footpath into the college.

The 19-year-old victim sustained a single stab wound.

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A 19-year-old man was stabbed outside of Northampton College's Booth Lane campus near to the St Gregory's entrance.

He was taken to Northampton General Hospital by ambulance where he is in a 'serious but not life threatening' condition.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said: “Officers were called to St Gregory’s Road in Northampton at about 3.50pm today after reports of an incident outside Northampton College.

“A 19-year-old male had sustained a stab wound and was taken by ambulance to Northampton General Hospital where he is in a serious, but not life threatening, condition.

“Witnesses or anyone with any information can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

“Information can also be sent via northants.police.uk or crimestoppers-uk.org.”

A spokeswoman for East Midlands Ambulance Service added: "We were called today at 15.52 hours to a medical emergency at Booth Lane in Northamptonshire.

"We sent two fast response cars and one ambulance, and transported one patient to Northampton General Hospital.”

A spokesperson for Northampton College previously told Northampton Chronicle & Echo: "We can confirm an incident has taken place outside the St Gregory's Road entrance and we are assisting Northamptonshire Police with their investigations."