Two men have been left in a life-threatening condition and a further two injured after a spate of stabbings across north and east London.
A man in his 30s suffered stab and slash wounds after police were called to a fight between two men on New North Road, Illford, at 5.44pm.
London Ambulance Service attended the incident and the man was taken to hospital where he is in a life-threatening condition.
Officer arrested a man on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and he remains in custody.
Forensics analyse the scene on Sandringham Road, Barking, east London, after a man was left in a life-changing condition
Police cordon off Sandringham Road, Barking, after police were called to the incident at 4.24pm
Meanwhile another man, believed to be in his teens, was stabbed in Hackney.
Police were called to Brooke Road at 5.15pm and the man has been taken to hospital where he remains in a life-threatening condition.
No arrests have been made and police have cordoned off the area with a stop and search order in place until 10am tomorrow.
It comes after police were called to Sandringham Road, Barking, after reports of a stabbing at 4.24pm.
The man in his mid-20s has been taken to an east London hospital after paramedics and London’s Air Ambulance Service attended. Pictured: Sandringham Road
Barking and Dagenham Police tweeted: ‘Two people have been arrested following a stabbing in Barking’
London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended and a man in his mid-20s was taken to an east London hospital and is in a life-changing condition.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and a crime scene is in place as inquiries continue.
A stop and search order is in place until midnight on Monday 17 February in the vicinity of the incident.
It is being linked to a stabbing on Porters Avenue, Dagenham, after a man, believed to be 19, was stabbed in the hand.
His injuries are not life-changing and a crime scene remains in place as inquiries continue.
Officers were also called to a stabbing in Porters Avenue (pictured file image), Dagenham, after a male, believed to be 19, was knifed in the hand
A Met Police spokeswoman said: ‘If any young people have information about violence or knife crime, they can visit fearless.org/ where they can pass on information anonymously.
‘Fearless is part of the Crimestoppers charity, and is also independent of the police. If you need help or information to support someone you suspect is involved in knife crime, or you want assistance yourself, then you can visit www.knifefree.co.uk or LondonNeedsYouAlive.’
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