A BOY has been charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed in Basildon.

A man in his 30s sustained serious injuries in The Upway on Sunday following the stabbing.

Police were called to the road at around 2.20pm on to reports a man in his 30s had been stabbed.

He was taken to hospital for treatment where he remains.

A teenager was arrested following the incident.

Today, a 15 year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with attempted murder.

He is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court today.