16-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with stabbing another teenager in London

A 16-year-old boy who handed himself into police after a teenager was stabbed appeared in court on Saturday.

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged with GBH last night over a knife attack in West Hampstead, north west London, on Tuesday.

Police said the victim, 17, remains in hospital in a critical condition.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “The 16-year-old male was arrested after handing himself in at a police station.

“He will appear in custody at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on the morning of Saturday, 10 November.”

By Lewis Pennock & Joe Mellor

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