Stabbing in broad daylight in Ilford

The Drive, Ilford, where a boy was stabbed in broad daylight.

The Drive, Ilford, where a boy was stabbed in broad daylight. - Credit: Archant

A man, thought to be 18, has been stabbed in broad daylight today in Ilford, the second stabbing in three days in Redbridge.

Police were called to The Drive, near two primary schools, at 1.10pm where the man had been knifed following an altercation.

He was taken to an east London hospital.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed his injuries were not life threatening.

No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.

The 145 and 366 buses are both on diversion.

On Wednesday a 17-year-old boy was knifed in Barkingside High Street at 8.20am while on his way to King Solomon High School.

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