A teenager has been charged following a stabbing in Barking

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The 16-year-old boy was charged on Tuesday, 3 November with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a bladed article.

He will appear in custody at Barkingside Youth Court on Wednesday, 4 November.

Police were called at 11.53pm on Tuesday, 27 October to reports of an injured male in Ripple Road. A 16-year-old boy was taken to hospital where his injuries were assessed as non-life threatening.