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Boy, 15, charged with attempted murder after girl allegedly assaulted in the Vale of Glamorgan

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after a girl was allegedly assaulted.

Police say they were called to a report of a serious assault at Cadoxton railway station in Barry, the Vale of Glamorgan, at 6.20pm on Saturday.

British Transport Police said that, in addition to the attempted murder charge, the boy has also been charged with possession of a bladed article in a public place and perverting the course of justice.

The girl was taken to hospital after the alleged incident with what police described as "injuries consistent with being stabbed".

Police said her injuries are not believed to be life-changing or life-threatening.

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The 15-year-old was due to appear at Newport Magistrates Court on Monday.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch.