Horror attack: Wigan schoolboy awaits sentence after admitting to vicious assault

A Wigan schoolboy has admitted to launching an horrific attack.
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The 16-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared before Manchester and Salford magistrates to plead guilty to a single charge of maliciously and unlawfully intending to cause another named male grievous bodily harm on February 6 last year.

The charge is for the most serious form of assault after attempted murder.

He was released on conditional bail pending a sentencing hearing at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court on March 7.