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Eight individuals have been arrested after a brawl inside Selfridges in central London throughout which a person was stabbed in the leg.

Those arrested embody the injured man, a 20-year-old who was handled in hospital after the conflict on Saturday on the Oxford Street division retailer.

Video footage circulating on social media appeared to indicate a variety of males dealing with off in opposition to one another inside Selfridges, together with one who was carrying what gave the impression to be a knife or blade.

An attraction for witnesses was launched on Sunday by the Metropolitan police, which stated officers had been referred to as to experiences of a fight shortly after 7.30pm on Saturday.

The injured man was arrested on suspicion of affray after being handled, and was being held in custody. Seven different individuals had been arrested on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily hurt and affray.

Those arrested – two males aged 20, 4 males aged 18, 21, 22 and 26, and a 20-year-old girl – remained in custody on Sunday.

The footage reveals a confrontation between two teams as they moved by way of the clothes part of the shop, with a rucksack being hurled at one level. A person can be seen throwing a model on to the ground earlier than two others start combating with one another.

The incident comes at a time of renewed considerations about violence on the streets of London.

A young person, 16, was handled for a stab damage after police had been referred to as to an incident in east London on Friday however died on the scene.

The Met stated officers had been referred to as to Church Road in the Harold Wood space of Havering shortly after 6.40pm. Two injured youngsters had been arrested on suspicion of homicide.

Police had been additionally referred to as shortly afterwards to experiences of one other stabbing on close by Retford Road.

A second boy aged 15 was discovered affected by a stab wound and was taken to an east London hospital, the place his situation was not life-threatening. He has been arrested on suspicion of homicide.

In different fatalities this yr, Abubakkar Jah, 18, was shot and stabbed to demise two weeks in the past in the center of the afternoon close to his Canning Town house.

Three days earlier, a 3rd of a mile away, 14-year-old Fares Maatou was stabbed in a busy road exterior a pizza restaurant.

Police on Sunday additionally named a person who was discovered stabbed to demise on Thursday at a house in Putney, south west London, as Abdirizak Hassan.

The physique of the 24-year-old was discovered at a property in Dowdeswell Close on 6 May by officers and paramedics who had been referred to as there shortly after 11am. A person, 33, was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of conspiracy to commit homicide and bailed pending additional inquiries.