Boy taken to hospital after being stabbed in Ilford

A boy reported to be 16 years old has been taken to hospital after being stabbed this afternoon.

Paramedics were called to Green Lane, Ilford, at 3.10pm where they treated a boy for injuries to his leg and hands.

He was taken to hospital as a priority and was conscious and breathing at the time, according to the London Ambulance Service.

He had gone to the T&K barber shop in Connaught Road at about 2.45pm to get his hair cut.

It is believed he was called outside and then stabbed.


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He then returned to the shop.

The shop’s owner, Naveed Ahmed, 34, said: “He came in the shop, he was bleeding and he asked for help.

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“All the floor is covered in blood.

“He tried to sit on the chair and there was blood everywhere.

“I put pressure on his leg and a tourniquet.”

Part of Connaught Road has been cordoned off. There are two police cars, a police van and a dog unit on the scene.

Forensics officers are examining the area.

Did you witness what happened. Contact the newsdesk on 020 8477 3800 or email newsdesk@ilfordrecorder.co.uk.

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