A 15-year-old boy from Hampshire charged following the stabbing of a police officer during robbery in London

A 15-YEAR-OLD boy from Hampshire will face several charges after the stabbing of a female police officer during a robbery in central London on Sunday.

Monday, 5th October 2020, 4:41 pm
Updated Monday, 5th October 2020, 4:42 pm
A 15-year-old boy from Hampshire has been charged over the stabbing of a police officer. Stock Picture: Habibur Rahman

The teenager faces charges alongside another 15-year-old boy, who is from Barking.

It follows a female Metropolitan Police officer being stabbed when her and a male colleague tried to stop a robbery in a shop in Chapter Street, London, on Sunday.

The female officer was stabbed in the abdomen, required treatment at hospital, and has now been discharged.

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The teen from Hampshire has been charged with assault by beating of an emergency worker, attempted robbery, threatening someone with a knife, assault by beating, and criminal damage.

The other boy is accused of grievous bodily harm and assault by beating on a police officer, attempted robbery, threatening a person with a knife, assault by beating and criminal damage.

The pair will appear at Highbury Corner Youth Court on Tuesday.

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