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Teenage boys charged in connection with Stoke stabbing

Coventry Editorial 12th Oct, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

A PAIR of Coventry teenagers have been charged in connection with the stabbing of a 16-year-old boy.

Two 15-year-old boys, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were charged after a the 16-year-old was stabbed in the leg in Valley Road, Stoke, on Thursday, October 8.

The teenagers, who are both local, appeared at Coventry Magistrates Court on Saturday (October 10) charged with grievous bodily harm, possession of an offensive weapon and violent disorder.

Both have been granted conditional bail until October 15, when they are due to appeal before the youth bench.

One 17-year-old, two 18-year-olds and a 19-year-old, who were also arrested in connection with the incident, have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

The 16-year-old victim remains in hospital with serious injuries – his condition described as serious but stable.

Police are aware that there would have been a number of witnesses in the vicinity the time and would ask anyone with information to call 101 or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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