Detectives have charged a teenager after a child was stabbed in Broad Green, last year.

Croydon police found the then 16-year-old victim with stab wounds after being called to Maxwell Close shortly after 6pm on Wednesday, July 27.

A 17-year-old boy was arrested Monday, March 14 before being charged the following day with one count of aggravated bodily harm and one count of aggravated burglary with intent at an address in Thornton Heath on Monday, March 14.

He appeared at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, March 16.