Second teen in hospital following Barkingside stabbing

A 22-year-old man was attacked on St Georges Road, Newham on October 29

Two boys are in hospital after police were called to a stabbing on Barkingside High Street - Credit: Metropolitan Police

A second boy is being treated in hospital after a stabbing in Barkingside, police have confirmed.

The 15-year-old attended a north-east London hospital last night - February 22 - and was treated for a stab injury.

A 14-year-old had already received hospital treatment earlier in the day.

Police were called at about 4.10pm yesterday to reports that a boy had been stabbed in Barkingside High Street.

Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service, and the 14-year-old boy was rushed to hospital.

His condition is "serious but stable", a police spokesperson confirmed, while the second boy's condition is "not life-threatening".

Two teenagers have been arrested over the incident.

Several scenes were in place but have now been closed, police confirmed.