Havant schoolboys stabbing attack: Man charged with attempted murder

Southleigh Road, Havant where a 12-year-old boy and 13-year-old boy were stabbed by a man in June

Southleigh Road, Havant where a 12-year-old boy and 13-year-old boy were stabbed by a man in June

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A MAN has been charged with attempted murder after two children were attacked in Havant.

Hampshire Police confirmed that 43 year-old Richard Michael Walsh of no fixed address has been charged with two counts of attempted murder and one count of assault in relation to the incident.

Two local children aged 12 and 13, who were hurt, remain at Southampton General Hospital for treatment. The condition of both boys is now described as serious but stable.

Walsh is in custody and will appear at Portsmouth Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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