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Double stabbing near school in Highbury

Two men taken to hospital

07 February, 2020 — By Calum Fraser, Sam Ferguson

A police cordon in Highbury

A man was seen slumped against a wall covered in blood, after a double stabbing near a secondary school this afternoon.

Police were called at about 2.30pm today (Friday) to reports of a stabbing at Highbury Grove.

Police and London Ambulance Service attended. The Met said at the scene two males, aged 20 and 21, were found suffering from stab injuries.

A nearby resident who did not want to be named said she saw two boys, one laying on pavement and one slumped against wall covered in blood, when she walked by the police cordon.

Both men were taken to hospital where their conditions are not life threatening, the Met confirmed.

At this early stage there have been no arrests. The Met said: “We retain an open mind concerning motive.”

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has footage or information is asked to call police on 101 quoting 4183/7FEB or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



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