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UPDATE: Two teenagers stabbed in Islington

News   •   May 06, 2019 22:37 BST

Two teenagers who were stabbed in Islington remain in hospital.

An investigation has been launched after two teenagers were stabbed in Islington.

Police were called at around 17:35hrs on Monday, 6 May, to a stabbing on Fairbridge Road, N19.

Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service and found a male, thought to be aged 17 years old [Victim 1], suffering from stab injuries.

Around ten minutes later, a second teenager [Victim 2] was found suffering stab injuries on Sussex Close, N19. The male – believed to be aged 18 years old – was also taken to hospital.

Victim 1’s condition is now described as serious but stable; Victim 2’s injuries are no longer believed to be life-threatening.

Enquiries are underway, led by detectives from the Central North Command Unit, to establish the full circumstances. At present, both stabbings are being treated as linked.

There has been no arrest. 

Anyone with information that may assist police is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 5043/06may. To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

There will be an increased police presence in Islington following these stabbings. A Section 60 order has been authorised for the borough of Islington until 07:00hrs on Tuesday, 7 May.