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London crime: Young man stabbed and police pelted with missiles after Croydon party sours

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A younger man was rushed to hospital, and police had been pelted with objects after a South London party turned violent.

Police had been referred to as at 2.15am on Sunday, May 16 to experiences of a party underway and a man with a knife close to Watteau Square, Croydon.

When the emergency providers arrived they discovered a man aged round 20 with stab wounds.

He was taken to hospital and based on the Met, his accidents will not be thought of life-threatening.

As police tried to deal with the stabbing, a big group of party goers began getting aggressive and some objects had been thrown at officers.

Back up was referred to as in who dispersed the group and no officers had been injured.

The group was dispersed by round 3.30am.

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A Section 35 dispersal order was authorised in a single day for the Broad Green ward to permit officers to proceed working to maintain individuals protected. Everyone concerned had dispersed by round 3.30am. No officers reported accidents.

A spokesperson for the Met Police mentioned: “At round 2.15am on Sunday May 16, officers responded to calls a couple of party in progress and experiences of a man with a knife within the space of Watteau Square, Croydon.

“Officers attended and discovered a man struggling knife accidents. A big group who had been at a close-by party turned aggressive in the direction of police, together with throwing missiles at officers. Further police officers attended to securely deal with the casualty and disperse the group.

“The injured man, aged round 20 years, has been taken to hospital. His situation shouldn’t be life-threatening.

“A Section 35 dispersal order was authorised in a single day for the Broad Green ward to permit officers to proceed working to maintain individuals protected. Everyone concerned had dispersed by round 3.30am. No officers reported accidents.

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“There will probably be extra police patrols within the space on Sunday night.

“There has been no arrest at this stage. Anyone with data is requested to name 101 ref 1076/16may or to stay nameless please contact Crimestoppers.”

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