15 year old boy charged with stabbing a teenager in Barking.

Detectives investigating after a teenager was stabbed in Barking last week, have now charged a 15-year-old.

The male appeared at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court yesterday Monday, 15 March after being charged with attempted murder in the early hours of Monday morning.

Police were called to reports of a male assaulted in Hulse Avenue, Barking at approximately 15:45hrs on Friday, 12 March.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a 16-year-old male suffering stab injuries and he was taken to an east London hospital. The area has since been cordoned off as the investigation continues.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for any witnesses who were in the area around the time of the incident, or any road users who may have dashcam footage that could assist the investigation, to contact police.

If you can help, please call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD4305/12Mar. Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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