Three people have been charged in connection with an incident in Harrogate in which a man suffered serious injuries.
The teenage boys, aged 16, 15 and 13 have been charged with robbery and wounding with intent.
Background to the incident:
- At 4.40am Friday 3 January 2020, police received a report that a man had been stabbed on Station Parade, opposite the Train Station
- Officers attended, and located a man with injuries including cuts to his face, back and leg
- The victim, a local man in his 30s, was taken to hospital with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries which will require surgery
- Officers responded to the incident immediately, and at 5.20am two teenage boys, aged 16 and 15, were stopped and arrested on Skipton Road. A third boy, aged 13, was arrested a few minutes later
The 15-year-old has also been charged with possession of an offensive weapon, namely a 13-inch knife, in a public place, and possession of cannabis.
All three have Harrogate addresses and will appear at York Magistrates Court this morning, 6 January 2020.
The victim is now recovering following surgery, but will have life-changing injuries.
Update – the three teenager were remanded to appear at York Crown Court tomorrow, 7 January 2020.