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Victim stabbed in broad daylight in Mile End

A STABBING has reported in Mile End east London this afternoon as the police battle to stop the spread of violence across the city.

Police later confirmed a male had been found with a stab wound.

They believe the attack took place at 3.50pm today.

In a statement, they said: “Officers on scene in Mile End Rd after a male was found with a stab injury at approx 3.50pm.

“His injuries are not life-threatening.

“Crime scene remains in place.

“No arrests.”

The details of the man have not been released yet.

This comes as the Met Police have struggled to contain a wave of violence across London in the last few weeks.

A huge fight erupted in south London on Saturday afternoon after a large group of men were spotted carrying knives.

Two men were injured in the brawl, with another being treated in hospital for a knife wound.

A total of six people were arrested by the police.

The fight took place at 3.45 pm and a Section 60 order was then issued by police – this gives the officers the right to search people in the area.

A statement said: “Officers, including armed officers, and London Ambulance Service attended.

“One man, aged in his 20s, was found suffering a knife injury to the arm – he has been taken to hospital where he remains. His condition is not life-threatening.

“A second man, also aged in his 20s, suffered minor injuries.

“A total of six people – no further details – have been arrested on suspicion of GBH and remain in custody.”Enquiries into the circumstances remain ongoing.

“A section 60 has been put in place for the areas of Woolwich Common and Riverside, Charlton, Glyndon and Peninsula until 07:00hrs on Sunday, 28 June.

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