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.

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.”