FRIDAY, AUGUST 10: A man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of a 16-year-old at a ferry terminal, police said yesterday.

The teenager — who has not been named — was knifed on Wednesday, August 1 in broad daylight outside the Hamilton ferry terminal. The youngster – who was stabbed in the back several times and suffered a collapsed lung – made his own way to the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

He was treated for his injuries and released.

A police spokesman confirmed yesterday that a man had been arrested in connection with the incident and that enquiries are continuing.

The attack happened around 4.40pm – when the town centre was busy with locals and tourists.

Police are still interested in talking to anyone who may have any information on the incident.

• Anyone who can help the police probe should contact them on 295-0011 or use the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers hotline on 800 8477.