Teen, 15, stabbed in face in Tufnell Park as spate of violence in capital continues

Megan White
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Teen, 15, stabbed in face in Tufnell Park as spate of violence in capital continues

A 15-year-old boy has been stabbed in the face in Tufnell Park in broad daylight during the latest violent attack on London’s streets.

The teen was slashed during a fight on Brecknock Road at 4.20pm on Sunday and rushed to hospital.

A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of GBH and is in police custody.

Local buses were diverted and Dartmouth Park Hill remained closed two hours later.

A Met Police spokesman said: “Police were called to Brecknock Road, N7 around 16:20hrs today (16 June) following reports of a fight in progress.

“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a male (15 years old) with a stab wound to the face.

“He has been taken to a north London hospital where we await an update on his condition.

“One man (25 years old) has been arrested on suspicion of GBH. He is currently in police custody. Enquiries continue.

“Dartmouth Park Hill is temporarily closed.”