15-year-old boy charged after Nottinghamshire stabbing

Police have charged a 15-year-old boy in connection with a stabbing in Broxtowe.

The boy, who can’t be named for legal reasons, has been charged with wounding with intent, threatening a person with a bladed/sharply pointed article in a public place, possession of a bladed/sharply pointed article in a public place and possession of cannabis.

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He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Monday 11 February 2019).

Officers were called to reports that a man had been stabbed in the back in Dulverton Vale at around 1.15pm on Friday (8 February 2019).

The 20-year-old victim was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre with serious injuries. His injuries are not currently believed to be life-threatening.

Officers recovered two knives while carrying out searches in local woodland yesterday (Saturday 9 February 2019).