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14-Year-Old Among Teens Charged Following Shanklin And Sandown Incidents

Three teenagers - including a 14-year-old boy - have been charged following a series of incidents in Sandown and Shanklin earlier this month (July).

Hampshire Constabulary says it is investigating a number of alleged incidents, which are as follows:

  • It’s alleged that a teenage boy was assaulted on 7 July on a field near to Sandown High School.
  • A 14-year-old boy was allegedly knocked unconscious during an assault at Sandown Pier Esplanade on 17 July.
  • A 15-year-old boy was allegedly threatened and assaulted at Shanklin train station on 24 July.
  • On 27 July it’s alleged that a vehicle was driven dangerously in the Yaverland area.
  • It’s alleged that two teenage boys were assaulted on Green Lane, Shanklin, on 27 July.

Harrison Radcliffe, aged 19 years, of no fixed abode, has been charged with the following offences:

  • Dangerous Driving (in relation to the incident in Yaverland on 27 July)
  • 2x Assault occasioning actual bodily harm (in relation to the assault in Green Lane on 27 July)
  • Blackmail on 27 July
  • Threatening a person with an offensive weapon (in relation to Shanklin train station on 24 July)
  • Assault by beating (in relation to Shanklin train station on 24 July)

Jordan Steven Hughes, aged 18 years, of St Urians in Lake, has been charged with the following offences:

  • Assault occasioning actual bodily harm (in relation to the incident on 7 July)
  • 2x Assault occasioning actual bodily harm (in relation to the assault in Green Lane on 27 July)
  • Possession of a class B drug

A 14-year-old boy from Lake has been charged with the following offences:

  • Assault occasioning actual bodily harm (in relation to the incident on 17 July)
  • Assault by beating (in relation to Shanklin train station on 24 July)
  • 2x Assault occasioning actual bodily harm (in relation to the assault in Green Lane on 27 July)
  • Possession of a bladed article on 27 July

Police say they believe the group are known to each other. 

All three were remanded in custody to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court via videolink this morning (Wednesday).

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