Breaking: 15 year old boy stabbed in Stoke Newington

Police were alerted to the stabbing of a 15 year old boy on Stoke Newington Common at 2.10 pm this afternoon.

The victim has been taken to an East London hospital suffering stab wounds to his chest and his current condition is unknown.

No arrests have been made.

Brooke Road in Stoke Newington is now closed between A10 Rectory Road and Bayston Road.

Bus routes 73, 106, 393 and 476 are affected in the area and are subject to delays and diversions.

UPDATE 8:00PM : A police spokesperson has confirmed the teenager is in serious but stable and has non life threatening injuries.

A teenager has been arrested and is being questioned at a police station.

Roads have been re-opened.

About Remi Makinde

Remi Makinde Hackney Hive founder, publisher and contributor. Hackneyite and all round Girl Friday, who couldn't wait to leave Hackney and London behind her. After hitching her wagon in California, Texas, New Orleans, Louisiana for 18 years, with a brief spell in Mexico, the prodigal daughter returned happy to put an unconventional and risky past behind her. She is owned by her two dogs Deffer(a Jack Russell & Darcy a Jack Russell/Pomeranian mix) and runs a London based pet sitting business. The big smoke is home for the moment, but she desperately yearns wide open spaces, where she hopes to call home in the near future.

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