Harry Pitman stabbed with looking knife after New Year’s Eve battle, courtroom hears | EUROtoday

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A teenage boy is accused of stabbing 16-year-old Harry Pitman to demise with a looking knife after a New Year’s Eve altercation, a courtroom heard.

Harry was knifed “within yards” of law enforcement officials attending the fireworks show at north London’s Primrose Hill.

Medics desperately tried to save lots of Harry however he was pronounced useless simply 20 minutes earlier than midnight.

There had been law enforcement officials simply yards away when the stabbing came about however nobody apprehended on the scene, the Old Bailey heard.

The boy who’s 16 and can’t be named, appeared on the Old Bailey on Tuesday charged with homicide and possessing an offensive weapon.

Wearing a black Nike jumper with a blue emblem, {the teenager} spoke solely to verify his title and date of delivery.

The 16-year-old was remanded in custody forward of a plea and trial preparation listening to on March 26.

A provisional 4 week trial date was set for September 2

Members of Harry’s household had been in courtroom for the listening to.

The Metropolitan Police have mentioned Harry’s household, from Haringey, was persevering with to be supported by specialist officers.

A 17-year-old boy who was arrested on January 4 has been launched on bail.

The Met Police has mentioned three different boys arrested in reference to the incident would don’t have any additional motion taken towards them.

Lisa Ramsarran, the deputy chief crown prosecutor for the CPS London murder group, earlier mentioned: “The CPS has authorised the Metropolitan Police to charge a 16-year-old boy with murder following the death of Harry Pitman.

“The 16-year-old, who cannot be named because of his age, is also charged with possessing an offensive weapon.

“Harry Pitman died after he was stabbed on Primrose Hill on New Year’s Eve.

“The Crown Prosecution Service reminds all concerned that criminal proceedings are active and that the defendant has the right to a fair trial.

“It is extremely important there should be no reporting, commentary or sharing of information online which could in any way prejudice these proceedings.”