Wounding charge, Cleveland

Police have charged a 17-year-old boy with wounding following a disturbance at Cleveland yesterday morning (December 8) during which time two men were allegedly stabbed.

It will be alleged that a verbal argument occurred between the trio at a hotel in Middle Street at around 12.20am before the teen left the premises.

It will be further alleged that all three became involved in another argument in Shore Street a short time later during which time two men, aged 20 and 22, were both allegedly stabbed.

The men were transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with the 20-year-old in a critical condition with alleged stab wounds to his neck and torso. The 22-year-old man was also transported to hospital with a non-life-threatening wound to his torso.

Both are from Birkdale.

Police arrested a 17-year-old Birkdale boy at Birkdale around 2.30am yesterday. He has been charged with unlawful wounding and acts intended to maim.

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