Leyton News

Stabbed teenager arrested in Leyton

The injured teen was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker

Coronation Gardens in Leyton has been cordoned off (credit: Google Streetview)

A stabbed teenager was arrested this morning on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker.

Police were called to a café in High Road, Leyton, at around 6.45am today by the London Ambulance Service, where they found an injured teenage boy.


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Officers currently suspect he was attacked in nearby Brisbane Road and a number of crime scenes are in place, including in Coronation Gardens.

The boy was taken to hospital but has also been arrested on suspicion of attacking an emergency worker.

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: “His injuries are not life-threatening. Further enquiries are ongoing.

“A number of crime scenes are in place. Anyone with information that could help police should call 101 ref CAD 2972/18 Apr.”


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