Man arrested after teenager killed

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A man was arrested today after a teenager was stabbed to death, police said.

Officers were called to reports of an assault in West Green Road, Tottenham, north London this afternoon, Scotland Yard said.

"We found four males aged approximately 14 suffering stab wounds," a force spokesman said.

"One was pronounced dead at the scene."

A man believed to be in his late 30s had been arrested.

A force spokeswoman said officers were called to West Green Road at 3.45pm following reports of an assault. An ambulance and the air ambulance also attended.

The young victim was pronounced dead shortly after 4.30pm and the other three were taken to hospital.

The spokeswoman said: "We've arrested a man, believed to be aged in his late 30s, and taken him to a north London police station."