Wiltshire Police report they arrested an 18-year-old man from Swindon on the night of Thursday 21 November 2013 in connection with the assault on Queen Elizabeth Drive, Taw Hill, near Friday Street in Haydon End on shortly after 6pm on Wednesday evening (20 November).
The man was arrested on suspicion of causing Grievous Bodily Harm (GBH) and is now in custody at Gablecross Police Station in Swindon.
Police are still appealing for any witnesses to the incident to come forward immediately if they saw anything between 5.30pm and 6.30pm on 20 November in the Queen Elizabeth Drive area when 16-year-old male received an injury to his leg. He was taken to the Great Western Hospital in Swindon. He was released the same day having received medical treatment.
Swindon Police North Sector Head, Inspector Charlie Ducker said: “A police investigation is underway to ascertain the facts in this incident and to enable us to bring those responsible to justice.
“I would like to reassure the local community that incidents of this nature are infrequent for North Swindon and the county as a whole.
“By quickly deploying a large number of officers to the area on Wednesday night we have been able to demonstrate an effective response to the community. I will continue to ensure we support the local need with a reassuring visible police presence.
“I would like to thank all those who have supported the victim in this case and the police in our ongoing enquiries.
"I encourage anyone with information, regardless of how big or small, to contact Wiltshire Police immediately on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.”