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Teenager charged with attempted murder after stabbing outside sixth form college

By Liam Keen | Birmingham | Crime | Published:

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after a student was stabbed outside a sixth form college.

Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College. Photo: Google

The victim, also aged 16, suffered a serious stab wound to the chest after a street fight on Belgrave Road, near Joseph Chamberlain College in Birmingham, at 4pm on Wednesday.

A 19-year-old man was left with minor cuts to his back and hand, while an 18-year-old man was also treated for a cut to his hand.

The victim is a student at the college and remains in hospital in a critical condition.

The suspect, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested soon after the incident and was charged in the early hours of this morning.

He also faces two charges of wounding and one of possession of an offensive weapon.

The teenager has also been charged with causing grievous bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon in relation to another stabbing.

On December 19 last year a man was stabbed in the wrist in Southacre Road, Highgate.

He is due to appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court today.

Liam Keen

By Liam Keen
Reporter - @LiamKeen_Star

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