The victim was found at a park in
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A schoolboy has been charged with attempted murder after a girl was discovered with stab wounds in a park.

The 16-year-old girl was found in a field with serious stab wounds and rushed to hospital.

She was found with serious injuries just after 8am on Thursday July 22 before paramedics rushed her to a London hospital where she remains.

A 16-year-old boy, who was known to the victim, was arrested on Thursday and charged with attempted murder following the brutal attack in a field off of Highsted Road, Sittingbourne, Kent.

The schoolboy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared at Medway Magistrates' Court and was remanded in custody before his next appearance in court on July 26.

Police are keen to hear from anyone with information
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Police are keen to hear from anyone who could have information, especially those who were walking in the area between 11pm on Wednesday and 3am on Thursday.

They also say there will be an increased number of officers in the area while inquiries at the scene take place.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who owns CCTV, or dash camera footage, recorded in the vicinity.

Detective Chief Inspector Neil Kimber of Kent Police said: "We are still appealing for the public to come forward with any information they may have which can assist in this investigation.

'We are keen to piece together the victims last known movements and would urge anyone who has any information to make contact."