A 17-year-old has been charged with attempted murder after Eureka Park knife incident in Swadlincote

  Posted: 17.06.21 at 10:13 by Swadlincote Nub News

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A 17-year-old has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing incident Swadlincote.

He has also been charged with possessing an offensive weapon and will appear before Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday).

Officers were called to Eureka Park shortly before 8pm on Tuesday 15 June to reports of an injured man.

The 19-year-old man was airlifted to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Officers arrested three people shortly afterwards.

An 18-year-old, arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, has been released on bail while the 64-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released under investigation.

The incident happened in Eureka Park on Tuesday evening

A dispersal order remains in place in Swadlincote today.

The order allows police to disperse people from parts of Swadlincote, and if they are involved in instances of anti-social behaviour, take anyone under 16 back to their home.

The Eureka Park incident followed just four days after 17-year-old Benjamin Orton died in a stabbing incident on Saturday night Two youths in court as further murder charge is made following Benjamin Orton death.

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