Arrest after machete attack

Police incident
Police incident

POLICE investigating an incident where a teenager was stabbed with a machete have made an arrest.

The 17-year-old victim was taken to Whiston hospital after the attack on Windle Street on Friday night shortly before 10.20pm. His injuries are said to not be life threatening.

Police have since confirmed the arrest of a man – at a house close the scene of the stabbing – on suspicion of assault.

A machete was also recovered from the scene.