A 15-YEAR-old teen alleged to have attempted to murder someone at a Barry train station will remain in custody after legal aid refused to pay a huge psychiatric bill.

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons due to his age, is alleged to have committed serious assault at Cadoxton Railway Station in Barry on the evening of Saturday, January 27.

Appearing at Cardiff Crown Court today, April 12, the case was put back after a bill of between £9,000 and £15,000 for psychiatrists to produce a psychiatric report on the teen was refused to be paid.

The youth did not enter any pleas, but a provisional trial date was listed for July 1.

The boy is due back at crown court in May.

The defendant, from Cardiff, was remanded into youth custody following the hearing in front of Judge Lloyd-Clarke.

Boy charged with attempted murder after attack at Cadoxton Station, Barry

At the time of the incident on the evening of January 27, a spokesperson for the British Transport Police said: "We received a report of a serious assault at Cadoxton railway station, Barry, at 6.20pm.

"Paramedics also attended, and a girl was taken to hospital with injuries consistent with being stabbed. Her injuries are not thought to be life changing, or life threatening.

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"A 15-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder, possession of a bladed article in a public place, and perverting the course of justice."