Bristol news Teenagers in court over attempted murder in Bristol MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - 16 year olds charged following incident in February
Breaking News ! Two teenagers are to face trial in connection with an attempted killing in Bristol. The case involving a boy and girl, both 16, was mentioned at a pre-trial preparation hearing at Bristol Crown Court today. (March 2, 2021) The boy, from the Midlands, is charged with the attempted murder of a 17-year-old at Mayfield Park, Bristol, on February 12. The girl, from Bristol, is charged with conspiracy to commit murder. The boy, who in youth custody, did not attend the hearing as he is self-isolating for ten days having tested positive for Covid symptoms.
. Mark Worsley, defending the boy via video link, said expert guidance was being sought on any assistance his client would need in a trial. The Recorder of Bristol His Honour Judge Peter Blair QC said: "Both the accused are nearly 17. "We ought to be doing all we can to accelerate the preparation of the case." To get breaking news like this straight to your inbox, click here
The judge adjourned the case for a further case management hearing at 2pm on April 30, to be attended in person by both defendants.
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