A teenager has been charged with murder after the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old boy in North Woolwich last week.

The 17-year-old, who could not be named, was charged by Met Police officers investigating the stabbing, which happened in North Woolwich on December 11, sometime before 6.50pm.

A second man, Azhar Miah, 28, was arrested the same day and has been charged with threatening a person with an offensive weapon in a public place.

Police meanwhile named the 15-year-old tragically killed in the stabbing as Newham boy Kayjon Lubin.

A post-mortem examination established the cause of his death as a single stab wound to the chest.

Detective Chief Inspector Mark Wrigley said: "We are providing specialist support to Kayjon’s family as they go through the most unimaginable of times, and we are doing everything we can to identify who may be responsible for his murder.

News Shopper: Kayjon Lubin. Image via Met PoliceKayjon Lubin. Image via Met Police

"There were lots of people in the area at the time Kayjon was attacked and I would appeal for anyone who hasn’t yet come forward, to do so.

"Anyone who saw any activity near the Nisa store in Pier Parade at around 18.30hrs is asked to contact my team of detectives.

"No matter how insignificant the information may seem, we want to hear from you without delay."

Anyone with information is urged to detectives in the incident room on 020 8345 3715.