Boy, 15, is stabbed in the FACE in brutal north London street fight in weekend of mayhem that saw two other teens murdered in the capital
- Police were called to the Tufnell Park area of London at around 4.20pm today
- A 15-year-old suffered a stab wound to the face and has been taken to hospital
- Officers have since arrested a 25-year-old male on suspicion of GBH
A teenager has been stabbed in the face following a fight outside a tube station in London.
Police were called to the Tufnell Park area of London following reports of a fight in progress, in a weekend of mayhem that has already seen two other teenagers murdered in the city.
Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended the incident at Brecknock Road at around 4.20pm and found the 15-year-old with a stab wound to the face.
Officers and the London Ambulance service pictured outside Tufnell Park Station earlier this afternoon
The boy, who has not yet been names has been taken to a north London hospital, his condition is not yet known.
A 25-year-old man has since been arrested on suspicion of GBH and is currently in police custody.
Police said enquiries are continuing into the incident and that Dartmouth Park Hill has been temporarily closed.
It comes as an 18-year-old student and a 19-year-old man were shot and stabbed to death within 12 minutes of each other in separate attacks in London as the city’s murder toll rose to 59 this year.
Cheyon Evans, 18, was stabbed to death in Tooting, south west London, at 4.42pm on Friday.
Witnesses told the Times that he was set upon by a gang of teenagers and was stabbed up to 17 times.
Just 12 minutes after Cheyon was attacked, Eniola Aluko, 19, was shot to death in Plumstead, south east London.
Scotland Yard arrested five people in connection with the shooting, including four men aged between 16 and 18 and a 17-year-old girl.
The police have also charged Mohammed Nadir Dafallah, 18, and a 17-year-old boy with murder after the stabbing of Cheyon.