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Teenager fighting for life after double stabbing at Gants Hill roundabout

PUBLISHED: 16:59 28 February 2019 | UPDATED: 17:22 28 February 2019

Police at the scene in Woodford Avenue in Gants Hill. Photo: Ken Mears

Police at the scene in Woodford Avenue in Gants Hill. Photo: Ken Mears

Ken Mears

A police cordon is currently in place after an incident in Gants Hill.

Police at the scene in Woodford Avenue in Gants Hill. Photo: Ken MearsPolice at the scene in Woodford Avenue in Gants Hill. Photo: Ken Mears

A teenager is fighting for his life after a double stabbing in Gants Hill this afternoon.

Police at the scene in Woodford Avenue in Gants Hill. Photo: Ken MearsPolice at the scene in Woodford Avenue in Gants Hill. Photo: Ken Mears

Police were called at 3.43pm today (Thursday, February 28) to Beehive Lane, following reports of a large group of youths fighting.

Police at the scene of the incident on Beehive LanePolice at the scene of the incident on Beehive Lane

Officers attended and two teenage boys were found suffering from stab injuries, they have both been taken to an East London hospital.

Police at the scene of the incident on Beehive LanePolice at the scene of the incident on Beehive Lane

One of the boys has injuries that are currently being treated as life-threatening.

Police at the scene of the incident on Beehive LanePolice at the scene of the incident on Beehive Lane

Another man has been arrested on suspicion of GBH.

Police at the scene of the incident on Beehive LanePolice at the scene of the incident on Beehive Lane

A crime scene is in place.

Police at the scene of the incident on Beehive LanePolice at the scene of the incident on Beehive Lane

Enquiries continue, led by officers from the East Area Command Unit.


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