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Last Updated: Monday, 28 August 2006, 10:15 GMT 11:15 UK
Man in court over triple stabbing
The bus stop in Bridport where the girls were stabbed
The attack happened near a bus stop in East Street in Bridport
An 18-year-old man has appeared in court over the stabbing of three girls at a Dorset bus stop.

Ian Andrew Ruby of Hort Lane, Bridport, was charged with three counts of wounding with intent.

He is also charged with possession of an offensive weapon - a machete and a knife in Chertsey, Surrey.

The girls, aged 14, 15 and 17, were seriously hurt when they were stabbed after leaving the bus on East Street in Bridport on Wednesday.

All three girls remain in a stable condition in hospital.

The case was adjourned until 4 September for a preliminary hearing at Dorchester Crown Court.

There was no application for bail.

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