Runcorn man charged with assaulting two teenagers on a bus
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A 26-year-old man from Runcorn has been charged after two teenagers were injured in an incident on a bus in the town.
Hamid Akhonzada, of Liskeard Close, Brookvale, was arrested in Croydon, south London, at around 1.30pm on Friday 14 May.
He has subsequently been charged with wounding a 17-year-old boy with intent, assaulting a 16-year-old girl and causing her actual bodily harm and possession of a knife in a public place.
The charges relate to an incident that took place on a bus that was travelling between the Brookvale and Palacefields bus stops in Runcorn.
The 17-year-old boy sustained facial injuries as a result of the incident, which occurred at around 3.15pm on Saturday 8 May.
He was taken to Warrington General Hospital in an ambulance and has since been discharged after receiving treatment.
The 16-year-old girl sustained minor injuries as a result of the incident.
Akhonzada appeared at Warrington Magistrates’ Court on Monday 17 May.
He was remanded in custody and is set to appear at Chester Crown Court on Monday 14 June.