Three boys charged over Croydon shop stabbing

Tesco Express in Whitehorse Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The 12-year-old was attacked outside Tesco Express in Croydon

Three teenage boys have been charged after a 12-year-old boy was stabbed outside a south London shop.

The victim was stabbed in the hand and leg outside Tesco Express in Whitehorse Road in Croydon, on 20 January.

Two boys, aged 13 and 14, have been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent, attempted robbery and possession of a bladed article.

Another 13-year-old boy is accused of inflicting grievous bodily harm and attempted robbery.

The first boy of 13 also faces a charge of shoplifting.

The accused youths, all from Lambeth, will appear at Camberwell Green Youth Court later.

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