Boy, 15, charged after teenager stabbed in Poplar

A 16-year-old boy was stabbed in Upper North Street, Poplar, in the early hours of Sunday, January 1

A 16-year-old boy was stabbed in Upper North Street, Poplar, in the early hours of Sunday, January 12. Picture: Google - Credit: Archant

A teenager will face court today after being charged in connection with a stabbing in Poplar.

The 15-year-old was arrested on suspicion of GBH yesterday (Sunday, January 12) and charged in the early hours of this morning.

He has been charged after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in Upper North Street early yesterday morning.

The victim is in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

Enquiries continue into the circumstances. Officers from the Central East Command Unit are leading an investigation.


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Anyone who has information that could assist police should call 101 ref CAD 1150/12 January.

Any young people who have information about violence or knife crime can visit www.fearless.org to pass on information anonymously.

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Fearless is part of the charity Crimestoppers and is independent of the police.

- If you need help or information to support someone you suspect is involved in knife crime, or you want assistance yourself, you can visit www.knifefree.co.uk or LondonNeedsYouAlive.

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