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Two men and teenager stabbed in East London park just yards from festival

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Two men and a teenager were stabbed in an attack in an East London park while a festival was underway nearby.

The attack happened in broad daylight in Central Park, Dagenham at around 6.45pm on September 11.

Officers on duty in the park were alerted to the incident and found found the three victims.

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Two men, aged 18 and 24, were taken to hospital with stab wounds.

A third, also aged 24 was treated at the scene but did not require hospital treatment.

The festival We Are FSTVL was also taking place in the park at the time of the stabbings so it was especially busy.

So far no arrests have been made but investigations continue.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “At this early stage there have been no arrests but an investigation is under way to establish what took place and to identify those involved.

“The park was busy at the time of the incident and it is likely that a number of people saw what happened.

“Anyone with information is urged to call 101, giving the reference 2606/11SEP.

“Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111.”

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