Boy, 12, charged in connection with Ilford stabbing

Detectives investigating a stabbing that took place in Ilford on Thursday have charged a 12-year-old boy.

Police were called to Marlands Road, Ilford, at 3.54pm. Officers attended with London Ambulance Service paramedics and found a 20-year-old man who had been stabbed.

He was taken to an east London hospital where his injuries were assessed as non-life threatening.

A 12-year-old boy was arrested at the scene and was taken into custody. On Friday, March 12, he was charged with robbery and possession of a bladed article.

He appeared at Barkingside Youth Court on Saturday, March 13 and was released on bail.

He will next appear at the same court on April 7.

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Mick Ferris

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