Two arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after teen is stabbed at Warwick University accommodation

A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teenager was stabbed in a halls of residence at Warwick University. Armed police swooped after a 19-year-old man was attacked at the Sherbourne Halls of Residence on the university campus, in Coventry, on Wednesday afternoon (17/11). The victim was rushed from the 794-room block to hospital for treatment for injuries which are not believed to be life threatening. An 18-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and were today (Thurs) being quizzed by detectives . A Warwickshire Police spokesman said: "Police were called at 4.32pm yesterday (Wed) to reports that a man had been stabbed at a property in Scarman Road. "Officers attended and found a 19-year-old man with stab wounds. "He was taken to hospital where his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. "An 18-year-old man from Kings Langley, Hertfordshire and an 18-year-old woman from London have both been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder." Detective Inspector Cawail Wong, from Warwickshire Police CID, added: "This was a serious incident in which a young man has suffered stab wounds. "I would appeal to anyone with information about it to contact police." A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called to reports of a stabbing near to Gibbet Hill Road at 4.24pm yesterday. "One ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were sent to the scene. "On arrival we discovered one male patient who was treated for serious injuries before being taken to hospital by land ambulance. "The air crew travelled on the back of the ambulance to help continue treatment en route to hospital."

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