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Teenager charged in Bishop's Waltham stabbing investigation

Press release   •   Jun 03, 2019 10:54 BST

Detectives investigating an assault on 59-year-old man in Bishop’s Waltham have charged a teenage boy.

Officers were called at around 10.30pm on Friday 31 May to reports of a serious assault in Battery Hill.

A man suffered a stab wound to his chest and was taken to hospital. His injuries are not considered life threatening.

Officers have made four arrests in connection with this incident.

A 17-year-old boy from Winchester has now been charged with wounding with intent and possession of a knife blade/sharp pointed article in a public place.

He is due to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court today (Monday 3 June).

Two of the people that were arrested, a 17-year-old boy from Chandler’s Ford and an 18-year-old man from Bishop’s Waltham, have been bailed until Friday 28 June.

A fourth person, a 15-year-old boy from Swanmore, has been bailed until Sunday 30 June.

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If you have any information, please contact us on 101, quoting reference number 44190187312.

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