Havant teenager, 14, pleads guilty in court after knife attack near Portsmouth city centre

A TEENAGER has pleaded guilty to a knife attack near the city centre that left a man seriously injured.

Friday, 11th June 2021, 6:10 pm

At approximately 7.15pm an altercation occurred between two people on Dugald Drummond Street, near Greetham Street, during which a man in his 20s suffered knife injuries to his legs.

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His injuries are not life-threatening but a 14-year-old from Havant, who has not been named as he is a minor, was charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent, attempted robbery, and possessing a knife, blade or sharp pointed article in a public place.

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Portsmouth Magistrates' Court. Picture: Ian Hargreaves (053965-1)

Appearing at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court this morning, sitting as a youth court, and pleaded guilty to all three charges.

He was remanded to secure accommodation for sentencing at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court, sitting as a youth court, on July 2.

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