Two teenage boys from Portslade face court over stabbing

Posted On 26 Dec 2016 at 6:34 pm

Two teenage boys from Portslade face court in the new year after a stabbing outside a corner shop.

A 16-year-old boy, charged with assault causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent, is due to go on trial on Monday 9 January. He was previously remanded by the courts.

A 17-year-old boy, charged with having an offensive weapon and a controlled drug, is due before Brighton Youth Court on Tuesday 10 January.

They were arrested after the stabbing in the car park outside the Co-op on the corner of Abinger Road and Shelldale Road, Portslade, on Saturday 10 September.

Two other teenagers were arrested after the stabbing. A 15-year-old boy from Hove was held on suspicion of attempted murder and assault causing GBH and an 18-year-old from Shoreham, who was living in Portslade at the time, was arrested on suspicion of violent disorder. They face no further action.

At the time of the incident Sussex Police said that the victim was a 16-year-old boy who suffered life-threatening injuries after being stabbed in the neck and stomach.

Neighbours and police officers stemmed the bleeding and gave first aid until an ambulance arrived.

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