A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after two 16-year-olds were stabbed in the chest in a street in Worcester.

Two 18-year-olds were also injured, one in a head-on collision and the other in a suspected carjacking near the same junction.

Emergency services were called to the scene in Worcester on Saturday night.

A male victim was being treated in hospital and a female victim was taken to Good Shepherd Hospital where she is recovering from her injuries.

Police have arrested a 14-year-old male on suspicion of attempted murder.

Two boys, both 18-year-old males, were being questioned in connection with the incident, which happened at 7.43pm in Mosley Lane, around two miles from the Aberfan/Kilmarnock Road station and a few hundred yards away from a high school.

Detective Chief Inspector Andy Elmes, from Wiltshire Police’s major incident unit, said: “This is a very difficult and distressing time for those involved and for the wider community.

“I would like to thank everyone who has sent their thoughts and efforts to helping at the scene and enquiries are ongoing.”

It was the third stabbing of a juvenile victim in Greater Manchester and one of the largest ever in the region.