Boy, 15, is stabbed in the FACE in brutal north London street fight
Boy, 15, is stabbed in the FACE in brutal north London street fight in weekend of mayhem that saw two other teens murdered in the capital
- Police were called to the Tufnell Park area of London at around 4.20pm today
- A 15-year-old suffered a stab wound to the face and has been taken to hospital
- Officers have since arrested a 25-year-old male on suspicion of GBH
A teenager has been stabbed in the face following a fight outside a tube station in London.
Police were called to the Tufnell Park area of London following reports of a fight in progress, in a weekend of mayhem that has already seen two other teenagers murdered in the city.
Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended the incident at Brecknock Road at around 4.20pm and found the 15-year-old with a stab wound to the face.
The boy, who has not yet been named has been taken to a north London hospital, where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Officers and the London Ambulance service pictured outside Tufnell Park Station earlier this afternoon
An officer was pictured running across the street following the incident in which 15-year-old was stabbed
Officers were seen outside the station after the boy was taken to hospital with a stab wound to the face
A 25-year-old man has since been arrested on suspicion of GBH and is currently in police custody.
Police said enquiries are continuing into the incident and that Dartmouth Park Hill has been temporarily closed.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting 5270 /16, Tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anoymously on 0800 555 111.
It comes as an 18-year-old student and a 19-year-old man were shot and stabbed to death within 12 minutes of each other in separate attacks in London as the city’s murder toll rose to 59 this year.
Cheyon Evans, 18, was stabbed to death in Tooting, south west London, at 4.42pm on Friday.
Witnesses told the Times that he was set upon by a gang of teenagers and was stabbed up to 17 times.
Just 12 minutes after Cheyon was attacked, Eniola Aluko, 19, was shot to death in Plumstead, south east London.
Scotland Yard arrested five people in connection with the shooting, including four men aged between 16 and 18 and a 17-year-old girl.
The police have also charged Mohammed Nadir Dafallah, 18, and a 17-year-old boy with murder after the stabbing of Cheyon.
A teenage boy was stabbed to death in Deeside Road, Wandsworth at 4.42pm on Friday. A second teenage boy was shot dead at 4.54pm in a car park on Hartville Road, Plumstead. On Saturday, three men were stabbed in the early hours of the morning, while a man was murdered at 2pm in Poplar. A man in his 40s was stabbed in the chest 90 minutes later in Edmonton
This is while on Saturday night a gang of more than 100 young people bombarded police with bottles and missiles outside Westfield shopping centre in Stratford, east London.
The crowd threw the projectiles at officers outside the bus station and in a video, a number of police cars can be seen outside the popular shopping centre.
Four officers were injured during the turmoil. It is not clear what sparked the incident, but police were thought to be responding to reports of a robbery.
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