Woodford Green 14-year-old jailed for more than four years for stabbing fellow teen outside Woodford Tube Station

PUBLISHED: 21:48 14 September 2018

Police and forensic officers at the scene of the stabbing on Snakes Lane East Woodford Green outside Woodford tube station

Police and forensic officers at the scene of the stabbing on Snakes Lane East Woodford Green outside Woodford tube station


A 14-year-old boy from Woodford Green has been jailed for four and a half years after admitting to stabbing a fellow teenager outside Woodford Underground Station.

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to GBH and was sentenced at The Old Bailey on Friday, September 14.

On March 15 this year, police officers were called at 17:29pm to reports of a stabbing outside Woodford Underground Station in Snakes Lane East.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and found an 18-year-old man suffering stab injuries.

He was taken to an east London hospital for treatment to stab injuries to the abdomen.

He has since been discharged from hospital.

Detectives from East Area CID investigated. A 14-year-old boy was charged on 24 March. He pleaded guilty to GBH at the Old Bailey on 14 September.

Four other male suspects were arrested. All had charges against them discontinued at court.

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