Tate Modern: Seventeen-year-old charged with attempted murder after six-year-old boy seriously injured

Josh Salisbury (06 August, 2019)

He was due to appear at Bromley Youth Court this morning

27885Tate Modern (Image: Fred Romero / CC.20)

A 17-year-old, who was arrested on Sunday after a six-year-old boy was allegedly thrown from the Tate Modern, has been charged with attempted murder.

He was due to appear at Bromley Youth Court this morning (August 6).

The boy injured, a French national visiting London with his family, was found on a fifth-floor roof after ambulance and air ambulance were dispatched to the scene.

He remains in a ‘stable but critical’ condition in hospital with his family.

They are being supported by officers, said Scotland Yard, who are continuing to appeal for witnesses to come forward.

Officers asked anyone with information about the incident at the Bankside attraction to contact them on 0208 721 4868 or @MetCC quoting CAD 4660/4August.

Crimestoppers can be contacted completely anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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