Boy, 14, charged with attempted murder after teen stabbed in Toronto: police

A Toronto Police Services logo is shown at headquarters, in Toronto, on Friday, August 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov. CKL

A 14-year-old boy has been charged in connection with an attempted murder investigation in Toronto, police say.

Toronto police said on April 1, officers received a report of a stabbing in the Thorncliffe Park Drive area.

Officers said a 16-year-old boy was stabbed and was taken to hospital with life-threatening-injuries.

According to police, on Thursday, a 14-year-old boy was arrested.

He has been charged with attempted murder, assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon, carrying a concealed weapon and failing to comply with an order.

Officers said the boy was scheduled to appear in court on Thursday.

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His identity cannot be released under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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