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15-year-old charged with stabbing 14-year-old twice in the stomach

The boy will appear in court tomorrow morning.

Image: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

POLICE IN ENNISKILLEN have charged a 15-year-old boy with grievous bodily harm after a 14-year-old boy was stabbed on Sunday.

The teen been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon with intent. He is due to appear at Enniskillen Magistrates Court tomorrow morning.

As is normal procedure all charges are reviewed by the PPS in the north, Police said.

On Sunday evening, PSNI say, a 14 year old boy received stab wounds in an assault at the Round O in Enniskillen.

A detective sergeant said: “Shortly before midnight, it was reported that two youths were approached by an unknown male in the area. It is believed the man stabbed the youth twice in the abdomen. The youth was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment to his injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.

“The male is described as wearing a blue/navy hooded top and black tracksuit bottoms. Enquiries are continuing.

“Police would ask anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area or who has any information to contact them at Enniskillen Police Station on the non emergency number 101. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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