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Appeal after man stabbed in Barnet

News   •   Jul 10, 2021 07:00 BST

Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses following a stabbing in East Barnet.

Police were called at 20:34hrs on Friday, 9 July, to a funfair in Parkside Gardens, Barnet. There were reports of a group of males fighting and a person stabbed.

Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service. A group of youths made off on police arrival.

Officers searched the area and found an 18-year-old man in Churchill Road with a stab injury. He was taken to hospital, where his condition has been assessed as not life-threatening or life-changing,

At this early stage there have been no arrests. Enquiries are ongoing.

Anybody with information is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC, quoting CAD 7314/09jul. To remain anonymous please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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