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Boy, 17, faces court after West Ham station stabbing

PUBLISHED: 12:43 08 September 2020 | UPDATED: 12:43 08 September 2020

A boy, 17, appeared before Stratford Magistrates' Court charged with GBH and possession of an offensive weapon. Picture: Steve Poston

A boy, 17, appeared before Stratford Magistrates' Court charged with GBH and possession of an offensive weapon. Picture: Steve Poston

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A 17-year-old boy faced court this morning (September 8) in connection to a stabbing at West Ham Underground station.

He appeared at Stratford Magistrates’ Court charged with grievous bodily harm (GBH) and possession of an offensive weapon.

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It follows an incident inside the station on Saturday, September 5 when two teenagers were injured in what police said was a row between them.

Another boy, also 17, remains in hospital where he is receiving treatment for a stab injury.

A British Transport Police spokesperson said: “We are not looking to identify anyone further in connection to the incident.”


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