A teenager’s injuries after an attack in the Burton Road area at the weekend were stab wounds, police believe.
Lincolnshire Police confirmed the attack is being treated as a possible stabbing after a 16-year-old male was found injured on Mons Road (Ermine West) in the early hours of Saturday, May 12.
The teenager was taken to hospital for treatment, although the multiple injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
A scene guard was in place around a property on Burton Road until later on Saturday afternoon.
Eight people aged between 16 and 45 were arrested in connection with the incident.
A Lincolnshire Police spokesperson said: “Officers investigating believe the injuries suffered by the 16-year-old to be stab wounds.
“The eight people arrested have been released under investigation.”
Anyone with any information in relation to the incident should contact police on 101 quoting incident 22 of May 12 or via email at [email protected] with incident number and date in the subject box.