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Ipswich: Teenager charged with GBH after stabbing at St Catherine’s Court

PUBLISHED: 09:57 19 July 2014 | UPDATED: 09:59 19 July 2014

Scene of the incident at St Catherine's Court in Ipswich.

Scene of the incident at St Catherine's Court in Ipswich.

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A teenage boy has today been charged following a stabbing incident in Ipswich.

Officers were called to a car park near St Catherine’s Court in the Stoke Park area of Ipswich at about 1.20pm on Wednesday following a report that a 15-year-old boy had received a single stab wound to his back.

A 15-year-old boy from Ipswich, who was arrested the following day in connection with the incident, has now been charged with causing grievous bodily harm, committing burglary and theft and possessing a knife in a public place.

The boy – who cannot be named for legal reasons – was due to appear at court in Ipswich today.

The victim, who was found in a car park between a set of garages and a block of flats in St Catherine’s Court, remains in a stable condition in hospital.

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