Three males have been charged in connection with the stabbing of a 13-year-old boy in Gainsborough Avenue, E12.
The three males - [A] aged 16; [B] aged 16 and [C] aged 13 - were all charged under joint enterprise with section 18 wounding with intent.
[A] and [C] were also charged with possession of an offensive weapon.
The three males will appear in custody at Thames Magistrates' Court later today (Saturday, 7 April).
The victim remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.
The incident happened shortly before 19:00hrs on Thursday, 5 April.