Youth charged with attempted murder and rape

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Officers from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit, on behalf of the Crown Prosecution Service, have charged a 15-year-old Luton boy with attempted murder and rape.

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged in connection with an incident that happened in Lewsey Park on the evening of January 19, 2014.

He will appear before Luton Youth Court this morning, (Friday, January 24).

A 14 year old girl is still in a critical condition in hospital following the incident.