Boy, 16, denies stabbing teenager with kitchen knife in Cemetery Road, Ipswich

The attack is alleged to have happened in Cemetery Road, Ipswich. Picture: PHIL MORLEY

The attack is alleged to have happened in Cemetery Road, Ipswich. Picture: PHIL MORLEY

A 16-year-old boy has denied stabbing another teenager with a kitchen knife in an Ipswich street.

The defendant, who can not be identified due to his age, made his first appearance in court before magistrates in Ipswich on Thursday.

He was charged with unlawfully and maliciously wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm (GBH), assault by beating, and possession of a bladed article in a public place.

The boy pleaded guilty to possessing a knife but entered not guilty pleas to the charges of GBH on one alleged victim and assaulting a second.

Police were called by the ambulance service at 7.55pm on April 9 to reports a 17-year-old boy had been stabbed in Cemetery Road.


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He sustained a one inch stab wound in his back and was discharged from hospital the same night.

The defendant was remanded in custody to appear at Ipswich Crown Court for a trial preparation hearing on May 10.

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