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South Woodford stabbing: Two men attacked after row over Mercedes crash

PUBLISHED: 12:53 14 August 2017 | UPDATED: 13:51 14 August 2017

Glebelands Avenue close to the junction with Bressey Grove where a man was stabbed and another was rammed with a car, after an argument over a crash. Picture: Ken Mears

Glebelands Avenue close to the junction with Bressey Grove where a man was stabbed and another was rammed with a car, after an argument over a crash. Picture: Ken Mears

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A man has been stabbed and another injured after a row over a crash between two Mercedes in a quiet residential street turned violent.

A Mercedes GLA, the type of car which was involved in the police incident yesterday. The car, which can go from 0 to 60mph in under 10 seconds, reportedly rammed the driver of a Mercedes A-Class, and the occupants then stabbed the passenger. Picture: M 93: Dein Nordrhein-Westfalen (Creative Commons)A Mercedes GLA, the type of car which was involved in the police incident yesterday. The car, which can go from 0 to 60mph in under 10 seconds, reportedly rammed the driver of a Mercedes A-Class, and the occupants then stabbed the passenger. Picture: M 93: Dein Nordrhein-Westfalen (Creative Commons)

The cars – an A-Class and a GLA, worth a combined £45,000 – collided just after 3pm yesterday, in Glebelands Avenue, South Woodford.

The GLA initially drove off, before speeding back and careering into the driver of the other vehicle, who had got out of his car.

The occupants of the sports car, which can go from zero to 60mph in under 10 seconds, then rushed out and reportedly stabbed the A-Class’ passenger in the ensuing altercation.

Police were called shortly after 3.15pm, and found the driver, aged 19, with a leg injury, and the passenger, aged 22, with knife wounds.

Both have been taken to hospital, with injuries described as non-life threatening.

Officers from the East Area Command Unit are now investigating. No arrests have been made.

The road was closed for several hours yesterday, while a forensics team and detectives combed the scene.

Residents also reported seeing police dogs on social media.

Any witnesses, or anyone with any information, is asked to contact police via 101, or via Twitter @MetCC.

To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.

Did you see what happened? Email ralph.blackburn@archant.co.uk.


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