Boy, 14, appears in court charged with attempted murder after 16-year-old boy stabbed in Telford

By Lisa O'Brien | Telford | Crime | Published:

A 14-year-old boy will appear at Shrewsbury Crown Court tomorrow charged with attempted murder after a teenager was stabbed in Telford.

Telford Magistrates Court

The 14-year-old, from Telford, appeared at Telford Magistrates Court this morning in relation to the incident in Telford Town Park last Thursday where a 16-year-old boy was stabbed and airlifted to hospital.

During the brief hearing, the youth spoke only to confirm his name, address and date of birth.

He did not indicate a plea and was remanded in custody.

The 14-year-old, who was represented by Ms Rachel Bentley, will appear at Shrewsbury Crown Court tomorrow.

The 16-year-old boy was stabbed last Thursday at about 2.20pm and was treated for serious injuries before being airlifted to hospital.

West Mercia Police set up a cordon around the park when the incident took place and had additional officers patrolling the area.

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent one ambulance to the scene and a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance was sent from Cosford.

Lisa O'Brien

By Lisa O'Brien
Senior Reporter - @lisaobrien_Star

Senior reporter based at Shropshire Star's head office in Ketley. Covering the Telford area.

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