Enfield stabbing: Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after young man knifed in latest London bloodshed

Olivia Tobin
Emergency services rushed to the scene at 11pm: PA Archive/PA Images

A young man has been repeatedly knifed in north London amid a spate of stabbings in the capital.

Police and paramedics rushed to the Third Avenue, in Enfield, at about 11pm on Wednesday after hearing reports of a stabbing.

Once there, emergency services found a young man in his 20s with stab wounds. He was treated at the scene before being rushed to hospital.

The man’s injuries are not thought to be life-threatening, police said, but two men have been arrested in connection to the violent attack.

One man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder while another has been arrested on suspicion of GBH.

Five killed: (Clockwise from left) A boy named only as John, 16, Malcolm Mide-Madariola, Jay Hughes, Ayodeji Habeeb Azeez, and Rocky Djelal

As well as the stabbing in Enfield, there were at least two other stabbings in London on Wednesday, in Shepherds Bush and Hackney Wick.

It comes amid a spate of violent crime in the capital after five men and boys lost their lives in six days.

A murder investigation was launched after a 16-year-old schoolboy was stabbed to death in Tulse Hill on Monday.

A 22-year-old man was knifed to death just after midday on Sunday in Anerley, south east London.

Friends and family gather at the scene where Malcolm Mide-Madariola was killed, and pay their respects (Getty Images)

On Friday, 17-year-old Malcolm Mide-Madariola was stabbed to death in Wandsworth, outside Clapham South station.

Jay Hughes , 15, also known as Jai Sewell, was fatally stabbed in Bellingham, south-east London, on Thursday.

On Wednesday, Rocky Djelal, 38, died from fatal knife wounds next to a children’s playground at Southwark Park.

Home Secretary Sajid Javid speaks at the Conservative Party conference (PA)

In response to the bloodshed, Home Secretary Sajid Javid has called upon the Met police to make full use of police powers, including stop and search .

He said: “We must step up the police response to get the situation under control so that these measures have time to work."

In connection to the stabbing in Enfield, a man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of GBH.

Another man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

They have both been taken into custody and a crime scene remained in place on Thursday morning.