Youth stabbed twice in Enniskillen

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A 14-year-old boy was stabbed twice in the body, police have said.

The teenager suffered non-life threatening injuries when he was approached by a man in Enniskillen shortly before midnight on Sunday.

Police said the injured boy was with another teenager in the ‘Round O’ quay area of the town at the time.

It is understood the teenager suffered two stab wounds and he was treated in hospital.

Police have appealed for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

Fermanagh South Tyrone MLA, Tom Elliott said: “Just before midnight last night at the Round’O, a 14 year old youth was stabbed twice in the abdomen in a cowardly attack. it is a disturbing turn of events, that such attacks are taking place in public parks.

“I would appeal to anyone who may have information about this attack to contact the Police, so the perpetrator can be brought to justice.

“My thoughts are with the young boy who was attacked, and I wish him a speedy recovery. The people of Enniskillen should not have to deal with cowardly attacks like this.”