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Teenager charged after stabbing in Barking

News   •   Mar 15, 2021 11:41 GMT

Detective investigating after a teenager was stabbed in Barking have charged a 15-year-old.

The male will appear in custody at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 15 March after being charged with attempted murder in the early hours of today.

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.

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.