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Walthamstow incident: Four teens stabbed in east London as 7 people arrested – Mirror Online, Mirror.co.uk

Walthamstow incident: Four teens stabbed in east London as 7 people arrested – Mirror Online, Mirror.co.uk

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Four teenagers have been rushed to hospital after a multiple stabbing in east London – while seven people have been arrested.

Police were called to the scene in Manston Court, Walthamstow, at 9. 11 pm on Wednesday following reports of a group of youths fighting with weapons, a Met spokesperson said.

Officers attended with London Ambulance Service and the teenagers, aged around 15 and , were taken to hospital with stab and slash injuries.

None are believed to be life-threatening, the spokesperson said.

Seven arrests have been made in total for offe nces including violent disorder, affray, and possession of an offensive weapon.

Four teenagers have been rushed to hospital after suffering stab wounds in Walthamstow (Image: London

Officers remain at the scene and a crime scene is in place, with inquiries into the circumstances continuing.

Police have been given additional search powers in the area and road closures remain in place.

The force wanted to stress it was an ‘isolated incident’ and there is no reason for panic.

Following the incident, Waltham Forest MPS tweeted: “Due to the recent stabbing in Walthamstow officers have been given additional search powers under Section of CJPOA for Walthamstow, Leyton and Leytonstone area. “

Seven people have been arrested in relation to the incident (Image: London

It had previously said: “This is an isolated incident and we don’t believe there is a risk to members of the public.

“Road closures are currently in place in and around Thornburu Way, E .

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