Hendon stabbing: Teenager left in critical condition after latest violent attack in London

16-year old boy stabbed on New Brent Street on Thursday evening, police say 

Friday 28 December 2018 15:00
The boy is in a critical condition after being stabbed on New Brent Street, Hendon
The boy is in a critical condition after being stabbed on New Brent Street, Hendon

A 16-year-old boy has been left in a critical condition after he was stabbed in north London.

Metropolitan Police officers were called to the incident on New Brent Street, Hendon, shortly after 6pm on Thursday.

The teenager was taken to hospital and police later confirmed his condition was critical.

No arrests had been made by Friday morning.

Officers have appealed for information and asked any witnesses to call 101, quoting reference CAD 5088/Dec27.

The most recent ONS figures suggest knife crime was up 12 per cent year-on-year for the 12 months up to July 2018, with more than 70 victims stabbed to death in London alone in 2018.

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