Police disperse large crowd as boy, 17, stabbed in Highbury, north London

·1-min read
 (Metropolitan Police )
(Metropolitan Police )

A teenager is in hospital with a stab wound after being attacked in north London on Monday night.

The 17-year-old was found in Corsica St, Highbury just before 10pm.

Police attended and took him to hospital. His condition is not life-threatening.

Officers had to disperse a large group who had gathered.

It is believed the victim was attacked in Highbury Fields before making his way to Corsica St. There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

It followed days of bloodshed in London, which saw three teenagers killed.

Jalan Woods-Bell, 15, was killed during the school run in Hayes, west London, on Friday morning.

He is the 16th teenager stabbed to death in the capital this year. A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder.

Sixteen hours earlier, Denardo Samuels-Brooks, 17, died after he was chased in Streatham before being cornered and knifed in the chest.

Taylor Cox, 19, was shot in the head in a “targeted hit” near a nursery and primary school on Hornsey Rise Gardens, Crouch Hill, on Tuesday afternoon.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Read More

Met Commissioner should consider her position after Morgan findings – family

Salisbury poisoning officer’s lawyers seeking Wiltshire Police documents

Johnson condemns ‘appalling’ abuse of BBC journalist by anti-lockdown protesters

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting