Schoolgirl, 14, stabbed in the neck by woman during horror broad daylight attack

A SCHOOLGIRL was rushed to hospital after having her throat slashed in broad daylight. 

The 14-year-old girl was stabbed at around 3pm this afternoon in Ilford, East London. 

Emergency services rushed to the scene on a residential street and cops launched an investigation.

The teenager's injuries are not thought to be life threatening and a woman has been arrested in connection with the incident. 

Detectives remain on the scene of the incident with forensics scouring the scene for evidence. 

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "Police were called at 15:00hrs on Monday, 6 September to Eynsford Road, junction with Green Lane, Ilford, to reports of a stabbing.

"Officers attended with LAS and found a 14-year-old suffering from a laceration to her neck.

"Her condition at this time is not thought to be life-threatening.

"Officers arrested another female on suspicion of GBH with intent and have taken her into custody.

"A crime scene is in place and enquiries are ongoing."

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson added: "We were called at 3:01pm today to reports of a stabbing on Eynsford Road, Ilford.

"We sent a number of resources to the scene including an ambulance crew, a medic in a car, an incident response officer and London's Air Ambulance.

"We treated a teenage girl at the scene and took her to a major trauma centre."

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