15-year-old boy left with serious injuries after Halloween stabbing in Perth

A 15-year-old schoolboy has been left with serious injuries and is being treated at a Dundee hospital after allegedly being stabbed by another teenager on Halloween

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the incident near Moncrieffe Island in Perth city centre just after 8pm on October 31.
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the incident near Moncrieffe Island in Perth city centre just after 8pm on October 31.

The fourth-year pupil was stabbed in the leg and back during the incident on Saturday night and was rushed to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee.

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the incident near Moncrieffe Island in Perth city centre just after 8pm on October 31.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We received a report that a 15-year-old boy had been stabbed following a disturbance near Moncreiffe Island, Tay Street, Perth.

“The incident happened around 8.20pm on Saturday, 31 October.

“The 15-year-old was taken to Ninewells Hospital with what appeared to be serious, but non-life threatening injuries. A 16-year-old boy was arrested and enquiries are ongoing.”

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