Burghfield: Man Charged Over Stabbing

A man has been charged after a teenage boy was stabbed near Reading.

21-year-old Thomas Biggs is accused of wounding with intent in connection with the assault in Burghfield Common on Sunday (27/4)

Biggs, of Hawksworth Road in the village, is due to appear at Reading Magistrates’ Court this morning (29/4).

Police were called to Saxby Close in Burghfield Common just after midnight on Sunday.

The victim, a 16-year-old boy, sustained stab wounds and was taken to the Royal Berkshire Hospital for treatment to his injuries.

He has since been discharged from hospital.

A second man, from Theale, Reading, aged 20, was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and has been bailed until 10 June.

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