A 19-YEAR-OLD man has been stabbed in Tottenham, north London.
The incident took place at Lordship Lane with police called shortly before 3pm.
No arrests have yet been made and officers are continuing their enquiries.
The victim has been taken to hospital, where he is in a non life-threatening condition.
A spokesperson for the Met Police said: “Police were called to Lordship Lane, N17, at 14.39hrs on Thursday, 24 June to reports of fight between males armed with knives.
“Officers attended. A 19-year-old man was found with a stab injury.
“He was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital.
“His condition has been assessed as non life-threatening.
“There have been no arrests. Enquiries are ongoing.”
Footage posted on social media platform Telegram shows a group of people crowded together at the end of a street.
The attached caption reads: “Smoke squad mini been stabbed up.”
Britons took to social media to express their disgust at the latest attack.
John DeVries tweeted: “And yet another London stabbing.
“When is Johnson going to put this country right?”
Another Twitter user replied: “Johnson can’t fix this problem.
“The problem is with people, it’s ALWAYS been with people.”
On Wednesday afternoon a 15-year-old man was stabbed in a separate incident in north-west London.
Police were called to the incident, which took place by Dobson Close in Swiss Cottage, shortly after 4.30pm.
The victim, who had a knife wound to the stomach, was taken to hospital.
His injuries are not believed to be life threatening or life changing.
The Met has called on anyone with information about Wednesday’s attack to contact the force, by calling 101 with the reference 5349//23Jun.
Alternatively, the charity Crimestoppers can be reached anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.
Last week the Metropolitan police warned London is “on track” for its worst year of teenage killings in more than a decade.
Since the start of 2021 17 teenagers have been killed in the capital, 15 following knife attacks.
Across the whole of 2020 14 teenagers were killed in London.
More to follow…
Published at Thu, 24 Jun 2021 19:08:00 +0000