Teenager left fighting for his life after being stabbed in broad daylight in East London

A teenager is fighting for his life after being stabbed on a residential street in East London earlier today.

Police confirmed they received reports of a stabbing in Marlborough Gardens, Upminster, at around 3.25pm this afternoon (Friday, September 24).

Met Police officers rushed to the scene alongside London Ambulance Service, where they found a boy, believed aged in his mid-teens, suffering from a stab injury.

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The victim was rushed to hospital for treatment, where his condition was assessed as life-threatening.

Police have made no arrests so far, and inquiries into the circumstances of the stabbing continue.

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