A man has been charged following a stabbing in Brixton which left a 17-year-old male critically injured.
Leon Rashid, 18, of Dunheved Road, Thornton Heath has been charged with attempted murder; possession of an offensive weapon and possession of a class B drug (cannabis).
He will appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today, Tuesday, 13 April.
The charge is part of an investigation into the stabbing of James Bascoe-Smith in Henry Road, Brixton, Tuesday, 23 February.
Enquiries into the circumstances continue by officers from the Central South Command Unit.
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