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Poole teen alleyway stabbing: Boy suspect charged

Drive and alleyway leading from Wimborne Road to Poole High School
Image caption The alleyway near Poole High School where the attack on 17-year-old is alleged to have taken place

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with assault after a teenage boy was stabbed in Poole.

The boy, aged 17, suffered a single stab wound in an alleyway close to Poole High School off Wimborne Road just after 15:00 GMT on Thursday.

He was taken to hospital following the attack where his condition was described as not life-threatening. He has since left hospital, police said.

The boy has also been charged with possession of an offensive weapon.

He is due to appear in Bournemouth Youth Court on 16 February.

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