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Boy, 16, charged over Pc's stabbing

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after a police officer was stabbed in the stomach.

The Pc was seriously injured in a car park after attending reports of anti-social behaviour near Bunsen House in Bow, east London, on Sunday night.

The officer was taken to hospital with what police described as "a serious stab injury to the abdomen", after the incident at around 11.30pm. His condition is " serious but stable", the force added.

The youngster will appear in custody at Stratford Youth Court today.

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