Portsmouth man charged after boy, 17, stabbed in the chest

Officers investigating a serious assault on Telephone Road, in Southsea, in the early hours of Monday, October 4, have charged a man.

Abdulalazim Ahmed, 18, of Washington Road, Portsmouth, has been charged with section 18 grievous bodily harm with intent.

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Police obtain the area around 44 Telephone Road, Southsea on Monday morning, 4th October 2021. Photos by Alex Shute

He was remanded in custody to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates Court this morning (Wednesday October, 6).

The charge comes after officers were called to a report of a serious assault outside of an address on Telephone Road, Southsea at 1.25am.

A spokesman for Hampshire police said: ‘On arrival, a 17-year-old-boy was located with a stab wound to his chest. He was taken to Southampton General Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Police obtain the area around 44 Telephone Road, Southsea on Monday morning, 4th October 2021. Photos by Alex Shute

‘Officers arrested a further six people in connection with this incident. A 19-year-old man from Southsea and a 20-year-old man from Croydon were arrested on suspicion of section 18 grievous bodily harm with intent.

‘An 18-year-old man from Southampton, an 18-year-old man from Southsea, a 20-year-old man from Southsea and a 17-year-old boy from Brixton were arrested on suspicion of section 18 wounding with intent.’

They have all been released under investigation while our enquiries continue.

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