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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 on Tuesday, 13 April.

The charge is part of an investigation into the stabbing of James Bascoe-Smith in Henry Road, SW9 Tuesday, 23 February.

Enquiries into the circumstances continue by officers from the Central South Command Unit.