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Two arrested after teenager stabbed

An 18-year-old man has been stabbed in Rugeley.

Police say the teenager was assaulted in Sandy Lane at around 2pm this afternoon (14 May). 

He was taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital for treatment, but his injuries are not thought to be life changing or life threatening.

Officers have arrested a 17-year-old boy, and a 28-year-old man, both from Stafford, on suspicion of assault GBH with intent. 

Police are treating this as an isolated attack and there is not believed to be any threat to the community. 

A Staffordshire Police spokesperson said: "Anyone with any information that could help with the investigation is asked to call 101 and quote incident number 316 of 14 May. Alternatively, for guaranteed anonymity, call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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