Shocking CCTV shows the moment a teenage schoolboy was brutally stabbed with a machete by a masked thug outside a school in broad daylight. See SWNS story SWMDstab. The 15-year-old lad was attacked by a group armed with weapons outside Central Academy in Birmingham city centre at 3.10pm on Wednesday (11/3). Chilling footage shows one yob hacking at the teen, who is wearing his school bag, with a machete as he gets up from the ground and tries to escape. Two other people can be seen brandishing large blades as the victim runs away from the scene on busy Newhall Street, which is lined with pubs, restaurants and offices. The boy was taken to hospital for treatment, although luckily his injuries were not serious. West Midlands Police today (Fri) released the CCTV footage in a bid to track down the offenders. A 15-year-old boy has already been arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in police custody being quizzed by officers.