Teen dies after being stabbed in reported fight on Loxford street

Loxford stabbing

A male, believed to be 18, has died following a stabbing in Harrow Road, Loxford, in the early morning of October 28. - Credit: Met Police

A teenage boy has died after being stabbed in the early hours of this morning.

Police were called at 3.54am today (Thursday, October 28) to reports of a fight taking place at Harrow Road in Loxford.

Officers and London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended.

A man, believed to be 18, was found with stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 4.27am.

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder, and is currently at an east London police station. 

The victim’s next of kin have been informed, with a post mortem to be scheduled in due course.

A crime scene remains in place.

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At this early stage, detectives say they are keeping an open mind about motive.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information should call police on 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting 885/28OCT.

To remain 100 per cent anonymous, call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.