Cricklewood man charged with Paddington schoolboy stabbing

Teen was knifed in the stomach in broad daylight

A MAN has appeared in court charged with knifing a schoolboy in the stomach.

The 17-year-old from Paddington Academy was attacked in Oakington Road , which runs at the back of his school on Friday at 12.20pm.

Joao Fernesdes-Costa, of Pine Road, Cricklewood, appeared at City of Westminster Magistrates Court yesterday (Monday), charged with GBH.

The 25-year-old was remanded in custody.

His alleged victim was rushed to hospital where he is in a serious condition.

His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

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