Teenager charged with Littlehampton stabbings

A teenager has been charged with two counts of grievous bodily harm with intent after two teenage boys were stabbed in Littlehampton on Wednesday.

Saturday, 31st March 2018, 2:06 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 3:57 am
Police at the scene on Wednesday. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

The 16-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has also been charged with attempted grievous bodily harm, police said.

He was due to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court today.

A 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after they were stabbed. Read our original story here.

Picture: Eddie Mitchell

They both remain in a stable condition at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, police said.

A third victim, a 16-year-old boy, suffered minor injuries as part of the same incident.

The four teenagers involved are believed to be known to each other and police are continuing with their enquiries, a spokesman added.

Shoppers were left ‘shocked and panicked’ by the incident on Wednesday. Read our story here.