25 Nov 2011

Boy stabbed in Nelson carpark

10:30 am on 25 November 2011

A 13-year-old boy has been stabbed while walking through the carpark at a McDonald's restaurant in Nelson.

Police say a group of young people on BMX bikes rode up behind the boy and one of them stabbed him in the forearm with a pocket knife.

The teenage victim was treated at Nelson hospital for a 1.5 centimetre cut after the incident, which happened about 4.30pm on Thursday.

Police are appealing for information.