Man charged after boy, 16, stabbed at Johnstone bus stop | UK News

Man charged after boy, 16, stabbed at Johnstone bus stop | UK News

A man has been arrested and charged after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed at a bus stop in Scotland.

Police Scotland said the boy was assaulted and stabbed, with the force treating the incident as an attempted murder.

The teenager was attacked across from Thorn Court in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, at around 12.20pm on Wednesday.

The boy was taken to hospital, where medical staff describe his condition as stable.

On Friday, police said an 18-year-old man had been arrested and charged in connection with the incident. He is due to appear at Paisley Sheriff Court.

Police are continuing to appeal for information on another male suspect.

He is described as slim, in his mid to late-teens, with short brown hair. He was wearing a dark-coloured tracksuit top and bottoms at the time, with the hood up or a baseball cap on.

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Detective Inspector Nicky Beattie said: “I am appealing to anyone who was in and around the area at the time of the incident and thinks they may have information which could assist our enquiries to get in touch.

“If you have any recording equipment, such as doorbell or dashcams, please check the footage and bring anything of significance to our attention.”

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Author: Shirley