Boy cleared over fatal Croydon bus stabbing

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.css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}A 17-year-old boy has been acquitted of murdering a teenager who was stabbed with a hunting knife on a busy bus in Croydon, south London.

Damani Mauge, also 17, was attacked on the single-decker 130 bus on 8 March.

The defendant, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was also cleared of manslaughter following a trial at the Old Bailey.

He will be sentenced at a later date after he was found guilty of possessing an offensive weapon.