A TEENAGER from London is one of three people to be arrested on suspicion on attempted murder after two youngsters were stabbed in Boscombe yesterday afternoon.

As reported, police were called to Boscombe Spa Road just after 1pm after the teen boys, aged 16 and 17, were knifed.

One of the casualties was initially believed to be in a life-threatening condition.

Police said their attackers had fled after the stabbing.

The victims were treated by the ambulance service and taken to hospital. It is no longer believed that the boy's wounds are life-threatening.

Officers, including armed police, rushed to the scene and began searching the area.

A 17-year-old boy from London, a 25-year-old man also from London and a 26-year-old man of no fixed abode have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Detective Sergeant Mark White, of Bournemouth CID, said: “Enquiries are ongoing and a cordon has been put in place at the scene to allow investigations to take place."

He called for witnesses or those with information who have not yet spoken to police to come forward.

“There will be an increased police presence in the area while enquiries are ongoing and officers from the local neighbourhood policing team can be approached with any community concerns," he said.

To speak to officers, visit dorset.police.uk or call 101, quoting 55190108614.