Auckland youth arrested, faces charges

01:09, Jun 27 2014

Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy in relation to a violent incident outside a South Auckland school this week.

The teenager will appear in the Manukau Youth Court today charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and injuring with intent to injure.

The incident happened in Wickman Way, near Southern Cross Campus.

Meanwhile, police said this afternoon there was no change in the condition of the 11-year-old boy who was stabbed at Pacific Christian School in Mangere on Tuesday, in a seperate unrelated incident.

The boy remains in a coma in Auckland Hospital.

Police said the investigation into the incident had progressed well and most interviews with child witnesses would be completed by the end of today.

The 11-year-old believed to be responsible for inflicting the victim's injuries remains under the care of Child, Youth and Family.

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