BREAKING: Police partially close Oxford Street ‘after person is stabbed in broad daylight’
- Emergency services responded to the scene near Market Place this afternoon
- Police have confirmed a man was stabbed, but there have been no arrests
- The street has been closed to traffic at the junction of Great Portland Street
Police have partially closed Oxford Street after a person is ‘stabbed in broad daylight’.
Police and paramedics responded to the scene just after 5:30pm to reports of an assault on Market Place at the junction with Oxford Street.
Police have confirmed a man was stabbed, after a person was seen to be lying on the ground, but no arrests have been made.
The street has been closed to traffic at the junction of Great Portland Street.
A Met spokeswoman said: ‘Officers attended and found a male suffering from a stab injury.
‘He was taken by the London Ambulance Service to a central London hospital; we await an update on his condition.
‘There have been no arrests.
‘Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference Cad 6404/08Aug.’
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