Teenage boy charged with attempted murder following stabbing in Aigburth

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Aigburth.

At around 10.20pm on Tuesday, 9 April, Merseyside Police received a report that a 16-year-old boy had arrived at an address on Woodlands Road, in Aigburth, with two stab wounds to his chest.

Emergency services attended and he was taken to hospital in a critical condition. He remains in hospital and his condition is now described as being serious but stable.

As part of an ongoing investigation, it’s believed that the attack occurred on nearby Hailsham Road and inquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident.

A 16-year-old boy, who can’t be named for legal reasons, has been charged with attempted murder, Section 18 wounding with intent and possession of a bladed article. He has been remanded and will appear in Liverpool Youth Remand Court tomorrow, Friday, 12 April.

A 16-year-old girl who was also arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to DM @MerPolCC on Twitter, call 101, quoting reference 24000327249.

You can also pass information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Always call 999 if a crime is in progress.


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