A 14-year-old boy charged with attempted murder has been remanded to appear at Winchester Crown Court on 6 November.
Second 14-year-old boy charged with possession of a knife in a public place pleaded guilty to the offence and is next due to appear at Southampton Magistrates’ Court on 30 November for sentence.
The charges come after police were called at 12.40am on Tuesday 27th October by the ambulance service, to a report of a serious assault on Barnfield Road, Southampton.
A 56-year-old man suffered stab wounds to his neck and stomach following an altercation with two people.
He was taken to Southampton General Hospital where he is being treated for serious, but non-life threatening injuries.