A TEENAGER has been charged with attempted murder after a man was repeatedly stabbed in Southampton.

The 18-year-old victim was seriously assaulted on a wooded path leading from Monks Way to Octavia Road at 5.10pm on Monday (October 11).

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Police have now charged a 15-year-old boy from Southampton with attempted murder, two counts of possessing a firearm without a certificate, and possessing a shortened gun.

He has also been charged with possession of cannabis with intent to supply.

The boy appeared before magistrates this morning and was remanded in custody, to appear before Southampton Crown Court on October 22.

On the day of the incident, the victim was found to have suffered stab wounds to his torso.

He was taken to hospital and has since been discharged.