A teenage boy has been charged with carrying out a robbery in Herne Bay.

The victim, a teenage boy, sustained an injury consistent with a stab wound and had his phone stolen following an altercation in the Avenue Road area of the town at around 10.30pm on Thursday 9 February 2023.

The victim, required hospital treatment for his injury. Officers later recovered the phone.

Following an investigation by the Kent Crime Squad, a 16-year-old boy from the Herne Bay area was arrested in relation to the incident.

The suspect has since been charged with robbery, causing grievous bodily harm with intent, possessing a flick knife and possessing cannabis.

He appeared before Folkestone Youth Court on Monday 20 February and was bailed to appear at Canterbury Crown Court on Friday 3 March.

By Ed

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