A teenager has been charged with grievous bodily harm after a man was stabbed in the back in Dunstable yesterday.
Police were called at 1.11pm to reports that a man had been stabbed in Victoria Street.
Emergency services attended and the man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Later that day, a 15-year-old boy from Luton was arrested and subsequently charged with GBH.
He was remanded before appearing at Luton Magistrates Court this morning.
An East of England Ambulance spokesman added that the victim, believed to be a man in his late teens, was flown to hospital in a critical condition.