Girl, 14, charged with attempted murder after Hampshire attack

editorial image

A 14-year-old girl has been charged with attempted murder an incident in Peterfield.

Police confirmed that she was remanded to appear in court today after the incident in Cranford Road at 9.35am yesterday.

Officers say that a 15-year-old girl who was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital after the incident to be treated for a minor injury is now recovering at home.

A Hampshire Police spokesman said: ‘The 14 year-old girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, and who was arrested in connection with the assault has now been charged with one count of attempted murder and one count of threatening a person with a blade or sharp pointed article. She has been remanded.’