hree teenagers, together with two 14-year-olds, have been arrested on suspicion of homicide after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death in a “targeted attack” in Cambridge.
Emergency services had been known as to the scene close to Logan’s Meadow, a small reserve subsequent to the River Cam, at 2.52pm on Saturday.
The victim was pronounced dead at 2.56pm.
A 14-year-old boy was arrested at his house in Cambridge at about 11.30pm whereas one other 14-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy had been arrested at their houses in South Cambridgeshire at around midnight, Cambridgeshire Constabulary said.
All had been arrested on suspicion of homicide and stay in custody.
Detective Superintendent Carl Foster, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire main crime unit, said: “We believe there were members of the public at the scene who spoke with paramedics but left before our officers arrived. I am directly appealing for these people to make contact with us please.
“I would appeal to anyone with information to get in touch with us as a matter of urgency.”
He earlier said police believed the assault was focused.
Anyone with any information has been urged to contact police on 101.