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Two detained after double stabbing in West Seneca

Two people were held Thursday night following stabbings in West Seneca that sent two Buffalo residents to the hospital.

Town police said they were called to the area of Manhassett Street and Burch Avenue at about 7:45 p.m. on a report of a stabbing. A 17-year-old boy was found, bleeding from a knife wound to the upper leg; a 36-year-old man, who had been stabbed in the back, was found at Mercy Hospital.

Police did not release their identities. Both were taken to Erie County Medical Center for treatment of what were believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

The stabbings were an escalation of an earlier fight on Burch Avenue, where a 15-year-old boy was punched, according to police.

Police issued a countywide all-points bulletin for several suspects and a pickup truck. Buffalo police stopped that vehicle a short time later, at Clinton and New Babcock streets.

Two people were detained, pending further investigation. No charges have been lodged.

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