Jhb boy (13) in critical condition after stabbing

The boy was found lying in the middle of the road, face down, before being taken to Leratong hospital.

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JOHANNESBURG - A 13-year-old boy has been stabbed multiple times in Witpoortjie, west of Johannesburg, this morning.

The boy was in critical condition when paramedics arrived at the scene and was taken to the Leratong hospital.

Local authorities are investigating the incident.

ER24's Russel Meiring says, "ER24 paramedics arrived shortly before 12am, to find the patient lying in the middle of the road face down. He was surrounded by numerous members of the community. On assessment we discovered that the child was in a critical condition."