A 16-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with wounding and possession of an offensive weapon after

He will appear at Tameside Magistrates’ Court this morning

The charges follow an incident on Market Street on Wednesday night which left another sixteen year old in a serious but stable condition after being stabbed

Detective Sergeant Christopher Dean, from Tameside CID, said: “We’re aware of a number of reports of disorder in the town centre in Ashton-under-Lyne and would like to reassure the community that we are working alongside partners to combat the issue.

“Extra resources have been deployed in recent weeks and we will bring those responsible to justice.


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