Teenager in court over taxi driver stabbing in Southsea

Officers investigating the circumstances surrounding a 42-year-old taxi driver sustaining a stab wound in Albert Road on 2nd September have charged a teenage boy.

The 16-year-old boy, from Southsea, has been charged with affray, possess an offensive weapon in a public place, wounding with intent and possess a controlled drug of Class B – cannabis.

He is due to appear at South East Hants Magistrates Court at 11am this morning.

A 19-year-old man from Portsmouth, who was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and a 20-year-old man from Southsea, arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent, remain on police bail pending further enquiries.