House-to-house inquiries are taking place in Northampton today after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed this morning (Monday) in Northampton.
Two 18-year-old men from Kettering, and three boys, one aged 14 from Corby, one aged 15 from Wellingborough and a third, aged 17, from Northampton, were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
Police were called to reports of a 17-year-old boy having suffered stab wounds in Waingrove, Blackthorn, shortly after midnight.
The boy was taken to hospital where his condition is described as being serious but stable.
A number of officers are carrying out house-to-house inquiries this morning as well as searches in the area.
Anyone with information should contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.