Six people have been charged in relation to robberies involving school children
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Two 16-year-olds and three 15-year-olds - who cannot be named for legal reasons - have been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.
One of the 16-year-olds and one of the 15-year-olds have further been charged with section 18 wounding and possession of a bladed article.
A sixth teenager - Harley Whipday (25/04/2003) of Milan Street Salford - has been charged with intentionally encouraging or assisting an indicatable offence.
All six will appear before Manchester Magistrates court on the Wednesday 5 of January 2021.
Detectives from Operation Valiant have charged the teenagers after investigating two reports of robbery and a stabbing in Salford (Frederick Road), the Prestwich Clough area and Blackley between 8 March 2021 and 23 March 2021.
During the incidents, four children were injured - including a 15-year-old boy who suffered a punctured lung. He has since been released from hospital.