Tyne & Wear

Teenager charged over stabbing attack in West Auckland

Scene of stab attack
Image caption The attack happened in Station Road

A teenager has been charged after another boy suffered a number of stab wounds in County Durham.

The 17-year-old was injured during an assault in Station Road, West Auckland, on Saturday morning.

He was taken to Middlesbrough's James Cook Hospital, where his condition was described as stable.

A 16-year-old has been charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent and will appear before magistrates on Monday.

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