Teenager in court charged with attempted murder

A TEENAGER from Stoke-on-Trent has appeared magistrates at the North Staffordshire Justice Centre charged with attempted murder following an incident in the city on Sunday (Dec 1).

The 17-year-old was also charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and was remanded in custody.

The victim, a 16-year-old boy from the local area, is recovering in hospital and his condition is described as stable.

The investigation is on-going, and anyone with any information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 703 of 01 December.