Ilford man arrested after teenager stabbed in bowling alley

A 39-year-old man from Ilford has been arrested after a teenager was stabbed in a bowling alley on Friday night.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) to Rollerbowl at the City Pavilion, Collier Row Road, Collier Row just after 10.30pm.

The victim, aged 18, suffered a stab wound to his back and was taken to an east London hospital as as “a priority”.

The injury is described by police as “not life-threatening or life-changing”.

The 39-year-old man has been bailed until March 13 pending further enquiries.


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Police are investigating the incident.

Anyone who witnessed of has information concerning this incident should contact Det Con Maria Hartshorn of the CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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