UPDATED: Teenager critical but stable following stabbing in Ilford
Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses following a stabbing in Ilford.
Police were called at around 02:00hrs on Sunday, 4 December, to reports of a fight in Ilford Lane near the junction with St Luke's Avenue and Wingate Road in Ilford.
Officers attended along with ambulance colleagues. A 17-year-old male was taken to hospital suffering stab injuries. He remains there in a critical but stable condition.
An investigation has been launched and cordons remain in place as forensic examination continues at the scene. There has been no arrest at this early stage.
Any witnesses who are yet to speak with police are asked to call 101, ref 702/04dec. To remain anonymous, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers.