Wiltshire

Boy, 13, charged over teenage girl's stabbing in Wiltshire

Amesbury, Wiltshire Image copyright Google
Image caption Officers were called to Amesbury, on Wednesday night, following reports of an assault

A 13-year-old boy has been charged after a 15-year-old girl was stabbed in the shoulder.

The boy was charged with wounding with intent and possession of a bladed article after police were called out in Amesbury, on Wednesday night.

The injured girl was taken to hospital, but has since been discharged, police said.

The boy, from Amesbury, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared at Swindon Magistrates' Court earlier.

He was remanded into a youth detention centre and will appear back before the court on Tuesday.

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