Woman arrested over stabbing of teenager in Fishponds street

February 15 2021
Woman arrested over stabbing of teenager in Fishponds street

A WOMAN has been arrested in connection with a stabbing in a Fishponds street which left a teenager fighting for his life.

Police were called to Ridgeway Road at around 8pm on Friday after a 17-year-old male sustained what officers described as "a number of stab wounds".

He was taken to hospital, where his condition was initially described as "critical but stable". Police said today he was now "in a stable condition".

An Avon and Somerset force spokesperson said an 18-year-old woman had been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

She is currently in police custody.

The spokesperson added: "Enquiries are ongoing and we are continuing with additional reassurance patrols."

People who saw what happened but have not yet spoken to the police are being urged to call 101 and give the crime reference number 5221 031 520.

Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers 100 by calling 0800 555 111 or online.