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UPDATED: Police arrest three Haverhill teenagers suspected of carrying out a 'targeted' stabbing attack

Three teenagers, the youngest just 13, have been arrested and released on bail after a man sustained stab wounds during what police believe was a targeted assault in Haverhill.

The incident occurred at around 7.20pm on Sunday, March 24, initially police thought it happened in the Lidl car park in Ehringshausen Way, but it was later found that the attack occurred in a car park at the back of Clements Surgery, off Greenfields Way.

The victim, aged 18, was stabbed a number of times to his upper arm and leg whilst sitting inside a car.

He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries and has since been discharged.

Three teenage boys from Haverhill - aged 17, 15 and 13 – were all arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm, around 45 minutes after the incident occurred and questioned

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station on 101 quoting reference 16731/19.

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