A teenager has appeared in court charged with a stabbing in Leighton Buzzard.

The 17-year-old, who is charged with possession of an offensive weapon and causing grievous bodily harm with intent following an incident at Nelson Road on Thursday (March 29).

Emergency services were reported to have been reported after 11pm. He was taken to hospital with serious, but not life threatening injuries.

The 17-year-old boy appeared at Luton Magistrates' Court and was remanded into custody pending a further hearing on Tuesday (10 April).

Anyone with any information about knife crime should call on 101.