On Air WES VENN

Aztec Camera: Somewhere in My HeartiTunesAmazon

Teenager Charged With Attempted Murder After Leighton Stabbing

handcuffs.jpg

4:28pm 23rd June 2011
(Updated 4:34pm 23rd June 2011)

A 14 year-old boy has been charged by police with the attempted murder of a 34 year-old from Leighton Buzzard.

A youth from Southend has, on the advice of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), been charged by police with attempted murder, following a stabbing incident in Leighton Buzzard.

CPS lawyer, Neil Vaughan, from the Thames and Chiltern Daytime Charging Unit, said: 'I can confirm that I have advised charging a 14 year-old male from Southend with attempted murder, following an incident at a property in Linslade, Leighton Buzzard on 30 April, in which a 34-year-old male received stab wounds to his neck. The victim had to undergo extensive surgery in hospital.

Thankfully, he has survived this ordeal.'

'The defendant was charged by the Bedfordshire Police Serious Crime Unit today (23/6) and has been bailed to appear at Luton Youth Court on 5 July.

The youngster from Southend in Essex was charged this afternoon following a stabbing on the 30th of April - in which a man suffered stab wounds to his neck inside at an address in Linslade.

The victim survived the attack after having extensive surgery.

Befordshire Police charged the teenager who's now been bailed to return to court on the 5th of July.

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Email Icon Get the latest local news direct to your inbox.
Sign up now for our email updates
.

Comments

No comments have been posted and approved yet.

Submit a Comment

Please log in to comment on this page.

Suggested articles
Court Gavel 2

18-year-old from Aylesbury faces murder charge

It's after a man was stabbed in the town back in January 2017.

Police

Two people stabbed in Wycombe

Police are linking two attacks this afternoon

Most read
Thames Valley Police 4

Eleven burglaries in one weekend

That's just across Aylesbury Vale and police have issued a warning

Eid

Drivers get Eid surprise in Aylesbury

Commuters got a sweet gift from Muslims celebrating the end of Ramadan

Newer article

Aylesbury Doctor Struck Off

Local: Whitehill GP told he can no longer practice as a GP and has his name erased from the Medical Register.

Older article

Aylesbury Policemen Awarded

Local: Brave local copper Highly Commended

Top articles

Wheelie bin fire damages house in Thame

Local: 3 bins were found on fire by Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service.

Scottish independence referendum vote on hold - Sturgeon

National: Nicola Sturgeon says there will not be another Scottish independence referendum until "the terms of Brexit are clearer".

HS2: 'It's Stolen My Time & Things I'd Promised Myself For 40 Years'

Local: Stan Mason is 79 and has been fighting the High Speed route for over 6 years. We wanted to see how that's affected him

Baby Driver? 'There's not much else to compare it to'

Showbiz: Mad Men star Jon Hamm has told Sky News his new film Baby Driver was a "unique and exciting opportunity".

Lions surrender 14-point lead in Wellington thriller match

Sport: The British and Irish Lions surrendered a 14-point lead as the Hurricanes held them to a pulsating 31-31 draw in their final midweek game in New Zealand.

Ukraine cyberattack cripples government website and banks

World: Ukraine has been hit by a major cyberattack that has taken down the government's IT network.

Cabinet reshuffle: Our MPs' roles

Local: Here's how the cabinet reshuffle today has affected our local MPs