Mansfield town centre stabbing - what we know so far

Part of Mansfield town centre has been sealed off this afternoon (Monday) after a stabbing.

This is what we know so far:

The police cordon remains in place

The police cordon remains in place

Two teenage boys arrested after Mansfield town centre stabbing

* Officers were called to an incident near Westgate at around 2.50pm

* A 16-year-old boy was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre after suffering stab wounds to the back

* Two boys, aged 15, were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and remain in police custody.

Police incident in Mansfield Town Centre

* A police cordon remains in place near Heron Foods.

* Anyone with any information is asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 478 of October 29 2018.