Two secondary school students arrested for knife attack

SINGAPORE - Two secondary school students have been arrested for stabbing a youth with a knife on Saturday in Potong Pasir.

The two 16-year-old boys supposedly got into a dispute with the victim, a 17-year-old boy, at Block 142 Potong Pasir Avenue 1.

Lianhe Wanbao reported that one of the students shouted that he was going to get a knife and later reappeared with one. He apparently chased the victim, then stabbed him in the chest.

The Straits Times understands that a friend of the victim who was at the scene detained the suspects before the police arrived.

Police said the victim was taken conscious to Tan Tock Seng Hospital and investigations are ongoing.