Paramedics called after man attacked near Weston College
Emergency services were called to Weston College in Weston-super-Mare after reports of a stabbing this afternoon.
Paramedics treated a man, thought to be in his teens, after an incident which took place in the car park of St John's Football Club.
A spokesperson at the college said the man sought refuge after he was attacked nearby.
An air ambulance was initially called, but the injuries were not thought to be life threatening and the victim was taken to Weston General Hospital by road.
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Police attended the incident at 2pm and are currently working to identify and apprehend a suspect.
Great Western Ambulance Service spokesman John Oliver said emergency calls were made at 1.53pm.
He said: "A paramedic and rapid response unit arrived on the scene at 2pm.
"They attended a man thought to be in his late teens with a penetrating trauma. He was fully concious and breathing normally."
Avon and Somerset Police spokesman Martin Dunscombe said: "Shorty before 2pm police were called to Weston College after a man was assaulted in the car park of St John's Football Club.
"Officers are working to identify and apprehend the suspect."
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the police on 101.
Weston College has said the teenager reported to have been stabbed was a student there.
A college spokesperson said: "We can confirm that the young person attacked near to Weston College's University Campus was a Weston College student, though based off-site as an apprentice linked to Bristol based company.
"He had the presence of mind to come into the nearby University Campus to seek help, and staff acted promptly and efficiently in dealing with him while contacting the emergency services. We believe his injuries are not life-threatening and we wish him a speedy recovery.
"Incidents like this are always shocking and we would advise anyone who saw the young man being attacked to contact the police immediately."