A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after a teenager was repeatedly stabbed in the stomach in Southampton.

Police have announced this evening that a 15-year-old boy from Southampton on suspicion of attempted murder.

He was questioned by officers and released on bail but is not to enter Monks Way, Pilgrim Place and Octavia Road.

It comes after an 18-year-old man suffered serious knife wounds to the torso and was rush to hospital on Monday.

The wounds have been described as non life-threatening.

Police were called to a wooded path leading from Monks Way to Octavia Road in Swaythling at around 5pm on Monday.

Police have continued patrols in the area today.

Residents say police were called after an injured teenager clutching his stomach knocked on someone's door.

One woman said: "I heard the air ambulance flying overheard and a whole load of sirens. A track leading down to the river is still cordoned off."

A spokesperson from Hampshire Constabulary said: "Thank you to everyone who has shared our appeal so far. We continue to appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information to get in touch.

"We’re also really keen to hear from anyone who was driving in the area on Monday 11 October at around 5pm who may have dash cam in their vehicle.

"Anyone with information should call 101, quoting 44210408824 "Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or report via their website.

"Officers from the Southampton North Neighbourhood Team will continue to carry out patrols in the area today, so please do approach them if you have any questions, concerns, or information that can assist the investigation."