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Armed police descend on London common as man and a woman are stabbed

Armed police descend on London common as man and a woman are stabbed as volunteers give first aid to bleeding victim on shop floor and officers arrest suspect

  • Officers arrested man after two people were stabbed in Hackney, London
  • Volunteers gave victims first aid before they were taken to hospital 
  • Cordon remains in place and enquiries are ongoing, Met Police have said 

Armed police rushed to a London common tonight after two people were stabbed. 

Officers arrested a man after a man and woman were found bleeding in Clapton Common, Hackney at around 11.20pm.

Volunteers at the scene gave first aid to one victim, according to social media reports. The victims have been taken to hospital.  

A cordon remains in place.

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: ‘Police were called at 23.24hrs to reports of a stabbing near Clapton Common, E5.

Officers arrested a man after a man and woman were found bleeding in Clapton Common, Hackney at around 11.20pm (pictured, armed police at the scene)

Volunteers at the scene gave first aid to one victim, according to social media reports

Volunteers at the scene gave first aid to one victim, according to social media reports

Armed police rushed to a London common tonight after two people were stabbed

Armed police rushed to a London common tonight after two people were stabbed

‘Officers and LAS attended the scene where they found a man and women suffering from injuries. They have been taken to hospital.

‘We await an update on their conditions. A man (no further details at present) has been arrested and taken to a nearby police station.

‘Enquiries continue.’

More to follow.

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