Liverpool news Mum of boy, 12, saw moment son was attacked and stabbed MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - One of three stab wounds to the child's leg narrowly missed his main artery

Liverpool news Mum of boy, 12, saw moment son was attacked and stabbed MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - One of three stab wounds to the child's leg narrowly missed his main artery

Liverpool news  Mum of boy, 12, saw moment son was attacked and stabbed MetiNews.Com
08 April 2021 - 16:15

Breaking News ! The distraught mum of a 12-year-old boy has the described the moment she watched her son repeatedly stabbed by a man on a bouncy castle. The youngster was targeted by two men who ambushed his sister's eighth birthday party and pursued him on the back garden inflatable yesterday afternoon. The boy was attacked with kicks and punches before the blade was plunged into his leg three times in front of up to 14 terrified children. This afternoon, his mum spoke of her horror from hospital and described watching in disbelief as the brutal attack unfolded at the Southport Road home in Bootle. One of the blows just missed a main artery, it has been revealed, which could have proved fatal. She told Mail Online : "I felt sick to my stomach when I saw it happen. A 12-year-old boy was stabbed while he played on a bouncy castle at his sister's eighth birthday party in front of a group of terrified children. (Image: LIVERPOOL ECHO) "They chased my son down the road, into the back garden and on to the bouncy castle. "One was on top of him kicking and punching him in the face, while the other stabbed him in the leg. "It was horrendous. Get a Liverpool Echo newsletter today The Liverpool Echo sends newsletters on a wide range of topics - including our daily news bulletin, now going out three times a day. There are others on what's on, politics, court news, Knowsley, Wirral, and arts & culture, as well as both Liverpool FC and Everton FC. Signing up is free and it only takes a minute for you to get the biggest stories, sent straight to your inbox. How to sign up for an Echo Email Update 1) Go to our dedicated newsletter page at this link. 2) Put your email in the box where indicated 3) Tick as many boxes as you like, for each newsletter you want. 4) Press Save changes and that's it! "I'm just relieved he is still with me." Earlier today, the ECHO reported how the shocking stabbing may have been sparked by stone throwing. Family of the 12-year-old said the boy had nipped to a nearby shop with a friend, just after 2pm yesterday, and was walking home. A 12-year-old boy was stabbed while he played on a bouncy castle at his sister's eighth birthday party in front of a group of terrified children. (Image: Liverpool Echo) Stones had been thrown between the two of them, or at street lamps, his relative added, as they played together. But they say a man "wrongly" thought a stone had been thrown at his nearby property.

. Enter your postcode below to find the latest covid figures where you live: One arrest has been made so far, a 20-year-old, from Bootle, on suspicion of Section 18 wounding. He will be questioned by detectives. Merseyside Police scene on Southport Road, Bootle. (Image: Liverpool Echo) Police believe the incident revolved around a local dispute and that the stabbing was targeted. Officers described it as "despicable." The boy has undergone surgery to his wounds and remains in hospital, with his mum by his bedside. Become an ambassador for your community Do you know your neighbourhood inside out and want to share what's great about where you live? Perhaps you're a champion for change, helping to improve things for others and organising all sorts of great initiatives. If so, you could become an Area Ambassador for your community with InYourArea.co.uk, our sister website and app that's about all things local. It gives you a platform to share the best things about where you live, unite your neighbours and push for positive change when you need to. Find out more here or email info@inyourarea.co.uk Detective Chief Inspector Gayle Rooney said: “Although it is pleasing to have made a quick arrest, our investigation continues and we’re gathering all information to piece together the circumstances. "If you saw anything or hold any CCTV, dashcam, or other material, get them to us as soon as possible. “We understand the concern that such an incident has in the community. "This was not a random attack and we believe that all involved were from the local area. "Nonetheless, for a young person to be assaulted is despicable, so it’s vitally important that anyone with details to assist comes forward, either directly or anonymously through Crimestoppers, and we will take action.” Anyone with information is asked to contact @MerPolCC, 101 quoting ref. 21000220899 or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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