Three teenagers, including two 14-year-olds, have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death in a “targeted attack” in Cambridge.
Emergency services were called to the scene near Logan’s Meadow, a small reserve next to the River Cam, at 2.52pm on Saturday.
The victim was pronounced dead at 2.56pm.
A 14-year-old boy was arrested at his home in Cambridge at about 11.30pm while another 14-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy were arrested at their homes in South Cambridgeshire at around midnight, Cambridgeshire Constabulary said.
Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a 17-year-old boy in Cambridge yesterday afternoon.
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All were arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody.
Detective Superintendent Carl Foster, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire major crime unit, said: “We believe there were members of the public at the scene who spoke with paramedics but left before our officers arrived. I am directly appealing for these people to make contact with us please.
“I would appeal to anyone with information to get in touch with us as a matter of urgency.”
He earlier said police believed the attack was targeted.
Anyone with any information has been urged to contact police on 101.