Police are investigating after a 16-year-old was stabbed 25 times in north St. Louis County.

A spokesman for the St. Louis County Police Department said the department is assisting the Riverview Police Department after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed 25 times near the intersection of Chambers Road and Chambers Road Southeast.

The spokesman said the cutting happened at around 7:10 p.m. Saturday. The victim was transported to the hospital for his injuries.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.

Note: A previous version of this story reported the incident occurred on Sept. 23. The police have updated the information to say it occurred Sept. 30.