A 16-year-old boy was left with a "serious" stab wound after an altercation in Buckingham town centre. Another 16-year-old, who has been charged in connection with the incident, will appear in court today (Monday, October 24).

The teen, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is charged with grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a knife in a public place. He will appear at High Wycombe Magistrates' Court.

The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries following the incident in Buckingham on Saturday, October 22. He currently remains in hospital.

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Police officers were called out to reports of a stabbing at Meadow Walk at around 7.55pm. Other emergency services also attended. The victim's injuries are said to be not life-threatening, according to police. However, they said the injury was "serious".

Three other teenage boys have been arrested in connection with the incident. A Thames Valley Police spokesperson said: “Thames Valley Police officers were called at about 7.55pm on Saturday (22/10) following reports of a stabbing following an altercation in Meadow Walk, Buckingham.

“Officers attended the scene along with other emergency service colleagues, where a 16-year-old boy had sustained a stab wound. His injury is serious but not life-threatening and he has been taken to hospital for treatment, where he remains.

“A 16-year-old boy from Buckingham, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with Section 18 grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a knife/blade/sharp pointed article in a public place today (24/10). He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court today.

“Three other boys from Buckingham were arrested in relation to this incident: a 13-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of affray, a 15-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of affray, and a 16-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of affray. The 13-year-old and 15-year-old boys have been released on police bail until November 20.

"The 16-year-old remains in custody. Officers are continuing to investigate the incident. Anyone with any information is asked to call 101, quoting reference number 43220476066.”

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