Teenagers charged with attempted murder after Warwick hammer attack
TWO teenagers have been charged with attempted murder after a boy was allegedly attacked with a hammer in Warwick.
Warwickshire Police said a 17-year-old boy continues to recover after he was taken to hospital with serious head injuries.
The attack, which is believed to have taken place in Tapping Way on Saturday (16th September) afternoon, resulted in the boy collapsing nearby and the police being called.
Today (Wednesday) police said Jake Coop, 18, of River Close, Leamington has been charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.
A 16-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with attempted murder and possession of a knife in a public place.
Both appeared in Coventry Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Tuesday). Coop was remanded to appear at Warwick Crown Court on 17th October.
The 16-year-old was originally bailed to appear at Warwick Crown Court on 17th October. The decision to grant bail has been appealed by the CPS.