A TEEN boy is due to appear in court today charged with stabbing a 15-year-old girl to death in the street.
Holly Newton was knifed shortly after leaving school on Friday in Hexham, Northumberland.
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Her boyfriend was rushed to hospital with non-life threatening injuries after attempting to save Holly.
A 16-year-old boy, who can’t be named, is due to appear at Newcastle Upon Tyne Magistrates’ Court today.
He is charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.
The horror unfolded on Friday just after 5pm outside Pizza Pizza restaurant.
Holly and her boyfriend had staggered into the takeaway where stunned staff rushed to help them.
The teen girl was taken to hospital but sadly couldn’t be saved and died shortly after.
Holly’s heartbroken mum revealed her daughter had been “so excited about her new relationship”.
She said: “I can never thank him enough for trying to save my baby girl.”
The mum also paid tribute to her daughter with a touching card left at the scene.
It read: “To our baby Holly. Our hearts hurt so much right now.
“We love you so much. Love mam and Lee. See you soon beautiful.”
Keen dancer Holly was a year 10 pupil at Hexham’s Queen Elizabeth High School.
The town was named the happiest place to live in Great Britain last year in a study by Rightmove.
Northumbria Police said the investigation is ongoing, with officers remaining in the area for the next few days.
The force said: “Holly still had so much left to look forward to in life, and this tragic incident has left her family devastated beyond words.
“Our thoughts are with both families involved and their loved ones as we continue to support them in every way we can.”
A teen boy has been charged with murder[/caption]