A man and a teenage boy have been charged following a report of a serious assault in Gillingham.

At 5.05pm on Monday 15 May 2023, Kent Police was called to Mill Road where a teenage boy had sustained an injury consistent with a stab wound. It was alleged his coat and bag had also been stolen.

The victim was taken to a London hospital, where he remains in a stable condition.

On Thursday 18 May a man and a teenage boy were arrested.

The next day, the Crown Prosecution Service authorised a charge of attempted murder and robbery against a 17-year-old-boy.

Investigators from the Kent Crime Squad also charged an 18-year-old man from Chatham, with robbery.

Both have been remanded in custody and were due to appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court on Saturday 20 May.

Detectives are still appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information to call Kent Police on 01634 792209, quoting reference 46/86366/23.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete their online form.

By Ed

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