Boy charged with attempted murder following incident in Chester Date published: 21st June 2019 6.37pm

A 15-year-old boy from Chester has been charged with attempted murder after a 14-year-old boy from the city sustained serious injuries in an incident in Handbridge.

He has also been charged with possessing a bladed article in a public place.

The incident occurred on Handbridge Road at around 3pm yesterday, Thursday 20 June, and the 15-year-old was arrested soon after.

The 14-year-old was taken to hospital via an ambulance.

He has since been discharged from hospital after receiving treatment for the serious injuries he sustained.

The 15-year-old appeared at Crewe Magistrates’ Court on Saturday 22 June.

He has been remanded in custody and is set to appear at Chester Crown Court on Monday 8 July.