Leafy Somerset town shaken as ‘teenage boy stabbed to death’ in street – police swarm road

A photo shared online shows a cordon on Wells Road in Radstock. Numerous police officers can be seen at the scene.

The Twitter page for RadstockNubNews posted at just before 9.30 this morning that the cordon had been put up following a “fatal stabbing of a teenage boy”.

It reported: “Police have still not confirmed but Radstock still cordoned off this morning following what is understood to the fatal stabbing of a teenage boy.

“Our thoughts with the family at this terrible time.”

Police and paramedics were called out at around 6.40pm on Sunday, according to the BBC.

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First West of England announced: “Due to an ongoing police incident, Victoria Hall stops in Radstock are closed.

“All services in Radstock are affected.

“So sorry for any issues this may cause on your journey.”

FromeBus Limited added: “Please note 414 services will be temporarily diverted today… due to a Police incident which has closed the centre of Radstock. The stops at MSN, Radstock Road, Radstock and Haydon will all be suspended during this diversion.”