Court date set for teenagers charged with Northampton McDonald's stabbing
Latest update following the shocking stabbing on the Drapery last week
Three teenagers charged with stabbing another youth in a violent incident at Northampton town centre's McDonald's will appear at crown court next month.
Three 17-year-old boys and a 16-year-old were charged with wounding with intent last week following the alleged attack on the Drapery on October 14.
Now, a crown court date has been set for the three 17-year-olds following an appearance at Wellingborough Youth Court yesterday (October 21).
They will appear at Northampton Crown Court on November 18.
All three youths - one from Corby, two from Northampton - have been charged with with wounding with intent and violent disorder, while two of them have also been charged with carrying a knife in public.
They were remanded into custody until their appearance on November 18.
The fourth defendant, a 17-year-old boy from Northampton, did not appear along with his co-defendants at the hearing on Tuesday. It is understood he was remanded on bail following a hearing on October 16.
At around 4.30pm on October 14, police were called to the town centre fast food restaurant after a violent fight broke out.
A 17-year-old victim of a knife attack sustained injuries which are "not life-changing or life-threatening".
This newspaper broke news of Wednesday's incident after emergency services rushed to the the Drapery following a 999 call at around 4.30pm.
Armed officers were on the scene within four minutes of the call. Diners dashed out of the fast-food restaurant as the incident unfolded.
None of the teenagers can been named due to their age.