A 16 – year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of another teenager who was stabbed in the street in Leamington Spa.
The boy was held overnight by Warwickshire Police following the death of Nasir Patrice, 17 , who was fatally stabbed in the town on 17 January at around 11 am.
An 18 – year-old man has also been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, and both remain in police custody.
Nasir, who was from Birmingham, died at the scene of the attack, in Tachbrook Road.
At the time of his death, Nasir’s family released a statement saying: ” We are all deeply saddened, heartbroken and will miss Nasir. Our lives will never be the same without him. “
Chief Superintendent Ben Smith called the attack a “tragic incident”.
Warwickshire Police are still appealing for witnesses.