A 15-year-old boy accused of stabbing a man in the back has walked free after the case against him was dismissed.
Dunstable Gazette reported how on May 4, a man in his late teens was flown to hospital in a critical condition after being reportedly stabbed in the back in Victoria Street, Dunstable.
The 15-year-old suspect, from Luton, was charged with causing grievious bodily harm and remanded before his court appearance the next day.
The teen was released on bail, to appear in Magistrates Court for a trial on August 4.
At trial, the case was dismissed. A court source said: “The matter went ahead on 4 August 2014 but it has been dismissed with no evidence offered.”