Teenager in hospital with ‘life-changing’ injuries after stabbing in Woodford Green

PUBLISHED: 15:34 18 September 2017 | UPDATED: 15:35 18 September 2017

Purleigh Avenue, Woodford Green. Picture: Google Maps

Purleigh Avenue, Woodford Green. Picture: Google Maps


A teenager has been left with “life-changing injuries” after a stabbing in Woodford Green.

The 19-year-old man was taken to hospital after an incident in Purleigh Avenue on Thursday September 14.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service to the scene at around 10.05pm.

“He remains in hospital with serious leg injuries that may be life changing,” a Met Police spokesman said.

“Officers from the East Area Command Unit are investigating.”

There have been no arrests and inquires continue.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.

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