Teenage girl, 14, 'stabbed in neck' in Ilford

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Police were called at 3pm on September 6. - Credit: Met Police

A 14-year-old girl has been found with neck wounds after a reported stabbing in Ilford. 

At about 3pm this afternoon (September 6), Met Police officers and London Ambulance Service (LAS) crews were called to Eynsford Road at the junction with Green Lane to reports of a stabbing.

LAS sent an ambulance crew, a medic in a car, an incident response officer and London's Air Ambulance to the scene. 

They found a 14-year-old with a "laceration to her neck" and took her to a major trauma centre.

Her condition is not believed to be life-threatening, Scotland Yard said.

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A crime scene is still in place at the scene, and enquiries are ongoing. 

A female has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent and been taken into custody.

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