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Teenager charged in connection with stabbing in Poplar, Tower Hamlets

News   •   Jan 13, 2020 06:01 GMT

A teenager has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Upper North Street in Poplar, E14.

The 15-year-old was arrested on suspicion of GBH on Sunday, 12 January and charged in the early hours of Monday, 13 January.

He is due to appear at Stratford Youth Court later this morning.

The victim, a 16-year-old boy, remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

Enquiries into the circumstances continue.

An investigation continues, led by officers from the Central East Command Unit.

Anyone who has information that could assist police should call 101 ref CAD 1150/12 January.

If there are any young people who either have information about violence or knife crime, they can visit www.fearless.org where they can pass on information anonymously. Fearless is part of the Crimestoppers charity, and is also independent of the police.

If you need help or information to support someone you suspect is involved in knife crime, or you want assistance yourself, then you can visit www.knifefree.co.uk or LondonNeedsYouAlive.