Urgent appeal for witnesses after teenager stabbed at station – Southampton
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Detectives are urgently appealing for witnesses after a teenager was stabbed on a platform at St Denys railway station.
Officers were called to the scene at 11.45am today (21 July) following reports of an altercation involving a group of young people at the station.
The victim suffered multiple stab wounds and was taken to hospital for treatment, thankfully their injuries are believed not to be life-threatening or life-changing.
Detectives want to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident to assist their enquiries.
Detective Inspector Paul Attwell said: “This was a shocking incident which happened in broad daylight, and has resulted in a young man suffering serious injuries.
“We are aware that many people may have witnessed this incident, and urge anyone with any information to come forward to help our investigation.
“There have been no arrests so far but my team will be working throughout the night to identify the person responsible.
“Thankfully incidents like this on the railway are rare, but this will understandably leave the public feeling concerned so passengers can expect to see high visibility reassurance patrols in the area.”
Witnesses or anyone with information can contact BTP by texting 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 222 of 21/07/21.
Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.