Man is badly hurt as he and woman are stabbed when house rave turns into out-of-control riot when hundreds descend on scene pelting police with missiles when they try to close it down
- The rave at Woodberry Down Estate in north London turned bloody last night
- Police in riot gear were faced with missiles and bottles when they arrived
- A man in his 20s was fighting for his life before his condition stabilised today
- Three have been arrested for the violence including one for attempted murder
A man and a woman were stabbed last night as an out-of-control rave in London with hundreds of youths turned bloody.
Three people have since been arrested for the scenes of violence in Hackney which saw the ravers throwing bottles and missiles at the police who arrived in riot gear.
A man in his 20s was initially suffering life-threatening stab wounds but his condition has stabilised today.
Police in riot gear attended a rave in north London last night which saw a man and a woman stabbed and three people arrested
A woman was also found with minor stab wounds and she has since been discharged after receiving treatment.
The large police presence saw helicopters and dogs at the wild party in Hackney after locals reported the youths running riot.
Some residents took to social media with one saying he had ‘never seen anything like it in the time [he] had lived here’.
Others reported hundreds of teenagers arriving yesterday evening amid blaring music and broken glass now litters the streets.
The violent scenes took place at Woodberry Down Estate in Hackney and locals said they had never seen anything like it
When police arrived at the party at 11.30pm, they were met with missiles and bottles launched by the revellers
One man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder while another man and woman were also detained on suspicion of violent disorder.
The Metropolitan Police told MailOnline: ‘Police were called on Saturday, 29 June at around 11:30pm to reports of a party taking place at Mendip House, Woodberry Down Estate with a man seen in possession of a knife.
‘Officers attended and were met with bottles and missiles that were thrown at them.
‘Additional support was requested, with specialist officers and the National Police Air Service attending.
Snapchat footage taken at the rave shows hundreds of people running wild at the north London estate
‘London Ambulance Service also attended the scene.
‘A man, aged in his 20s, was found suffering stab injuries; he was taken to an east London hospital – his condition is not life threatening.
‘A woman was also found by officers suffering from minor stab injuries – she was discharged following treatment. A total of three people have been arrested.
‘One male, arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, remains in custody.
‘One male and one female, arrested on suspicion of violent disorder, have been bailed pending further enquiries.
‘Officers from Central East CID investigate – enquiries continue.’
The violent scenes come as four people have been killed in the capital this weekend, bringing London’s murder toll to 67.
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