Boy charged after taxi driver stabbed in Southsea

Police are investigating
Police are investigating
The smashed glass in the door at Johnny Black Photography in Southsea

City MP calls for ‘clamp down’ on small business crime in open letter to council leader

A TEENAGER is due to appear in court after a taxi driver was stabbed.

The boy, 16, from Southsea, was charged with affray, possessing an offensive weapon in a public place, wounding with intent and possessing cannabis, a class B drug.

He is due to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court today.

It comes after a 42-year-old taxi driver sustained a stab wound in Albert Road, Southsea, at around 3.15am on September 2.

Hampshire police said a 19-year-old man from Portsmouth, who was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and a 20-year-old man from Southsea, arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent, remain under investigation.