LONDON (Reuters) - A British teenager will go on trial next year accused of throwing a six-year-old French boy from a viewing platform at London’s Tate Modern gallery.
The 17-year-old, who wore a blue T-shirt at a short hearing in London’s Old Bailey Court, was remanded to youth detention accommodation. He is accused of attempted murder.
He is due to enter a plea on November 7 and his defence lawyer said they would obtain a psychiatric report before then. His trial was set for February 3 next year.
The judge Nicholas Hilliard made an order that neither the teenager nor the boy could be identified.
Reporting by Michel Holden; editing by Guy Faulconbridge
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