A TEENAGER is fighting for his life after being stabbed in a Southampton estate.

The incident happened just before 8pm on Monday night on Ascupart Street. 

The 19-year-old was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he currently remains.

Officers from Hampshire police remain on the scene. They say they are conducting several lines of enquiry to identify the other person involved.

Daily Echo: The crime scene on Ascupart StreetThe crime scene on Ascupart Street

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Witnesses are now being sought. If you saw anything, call 101 quoting 44220102826. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

It comes less than six months after another stabbing in the same area.

Daily Echo: Police at another stabbing in the same area in NovemberPolice at another stabbing in the same area in November

A man in his 40s was rushed to hospital with stab wounds to his abdomen following an attack near the junction of Ascupart Street and St Mary Street.

The incident, on November 24, saw a large police presence in the area.

Another incident, just a few months before that, saw police swoop on St Mary Street when a 36-year-old man was stabbed.

The road was blocked off in both directions and a cordon put in place following the attack on August 11.

Officers later arrested a 45-year-old man from Southampton on suspicion of Section 18 – wounding with intent.

He was released from bail under investigation until Wednesday, December 8.

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