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Two charged over stabbing outside Bedford school

Police at the scene of a stabbing at Kennet Rise in Bedford Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Two men have been charged following a stabbing outside a Bedfordshire school.

Mohammed Rahman, 24, of Cobden Square, Bedford, and Haseeb Akhtar, 21, of Sturmer Road, Bedford, are each accused of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon.

An 18-year-old man was stabbed in the leg at Kennet Rise in Bedford on Monday - close to the entrance of St Thomas More Secondary School.

He was treated in hospital but has since been discharged.

Police are carrying out extra patrols in the Brickhill area of the town.


Teenager stabbed outside school

Police on the scene of a stabbing close to St Thomas More School in Bedford. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A teenager has been stabbed near a school in Bedford.

The alarm was raised near the St Thomas More Secondary school on Tyne Crescent in the town.

Police say the 18 year old victim was stabbed in the leg.

He's been taken to hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life threatening. It's understood that he was not a pupil at the school.

  • Watch a report from the scene by ITV News Anglia's Elodie Harper
An 18-year-old man was stabbed in the leg close to a school in Bedford.

Stabbing accused to appear in court

Darren Kelly died after being stabbed

Four people accused of stabbing a man to death in the street in Essex last week are due in court today.

Lorry driver Darren Kelly died after being attacked on Tuesday night.

A 15-year-old girl, two boys aged 16 and 17 and a 20 year old man have all been charged with his murder. They will appear at Chelmsford Crown Court this morning.

A 13-year-old girl from Basildon who was arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on police bail until December 16