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Violent 24 hours as man stabbed outside London Underground station, another fighting for life and boy, 15, arrested

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London has experienced a violent 24 hours as the weekend started with a stabbing and two head injuries reported overnight. Starting yesterday evening (Friday, June 10) before moving into the early hours of this morning (Saturday, June 11), police were busy with violent crimes stretching across the capital. Police were first in action yesterday evening when a man in his 30s was stabbed in South London.

In the most serious incident of the weekend so far, another man is fighting for his life after he suffered head injuries in Ealing, West London. Moving back to South London again and residents in Thornton Heath woke up to a crime scene on a residential road.

Police were reportedly called to a fight inside a home. In non crime-related incidents, an emergency incident is currently disrupting trains in South East London following the disturbance at Plumstead station.

For the full details of the violent incidents, take a look at our roundup below.

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Boy, 15, arrested after stabbing outside Tube station

Police outside Vauxhall station

A man in his 30s was stabbed outside Vauxhall station in South London yesterday evening (Friday, June 10). The incident, which took place just before 5.52pm, saw the man rushed to hospital.

The British Transport Police today (June 11) confirmed the victim of the stabbing remains in hospital in a stable condition. A boy, aged 15, was arrested by Metropolitan Police officers, and remains in custody.

Pictures taken by witnesses yesterday show a big police cordon in place at the station.

In the latest statement from the Met Police, a spokesperson said: “Officers were called to Vauxhall station at 5.52pm last night following reports of a stabbing. Paramedics also attended and a man was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

“A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection and remains in police custody. Any witnesses who haven’t already spoken to police can contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 515 of 10/06/22.”

One man tweeted shortly after the incident: “Just gave a witness statement having seen the immediate aftermath of a stabbing at Vauxhall station and a possible suspect. I’m a lifelong Londoner but this evening I hate what this city is becoming.”

Full story here.

Man fighting for his life in West London

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Police remain at the scene on Whitton Avenue West, Greenford

A man remains in critical condition after suffering head injuries last night (Friday, June 10) in West London. The victim, in his 40s, was found by police in the Whitton Avenue West area of Greenford at around 6.30pm that evening. This afternoon (June 11), police confirmed he remains fighting for his life.

The road was shut this morning by Metropolitan Police officers as they investigated the incident. The road is shut between Oldfields Circus and Vernon Rise, between a Wetherspoon’s pub and Wood End Primary school.

A Met Police spokesperson said: “Police were called on the evening of Friday, June 10, to a report of a man who had been admitted to hospital suffering head injuries. He is thought to have sustained the injuries in the Whitton Avenue West area of Greenford at around 6.30pm that evening.

“The condition of the man, aged in his 40s, has been assessed as critical. Three people have been arrested in connection with the investigation.”

Police added that any witnesses with information are asked to call 101, ref 8115/10jun. The 487 bus services that runs between South Harrow and Willesden Junction has been diverted due to the closure.

Follow our live blog on the incident here.

Man rushed to hospital after fight inside home

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The incident took place inside a home on Gillett Road, Thornton Heath

Two people have been arrested after a man was discovered with head injuries following a fight inside a Croydon home. Police were called to a disturbance at an address on Gillett Road, Thornton Heath, at around 4am this morning (June 11). They found a man suffering head injuries and he was given first aid on scene by police officers.

Police took the man, who is in his 40s, to hospital, where his condition has been assessed as non-life threatening. Two people have been arrested but at this point their genders and age are unknown.

A spokesperson from the Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called at around 4am on Saturday, June 11, to a disturbance at an address in Gillett Road, Thornton Heath.

They added: “Officers attended the location and found a man suffering a head injury. The man, aged in his 40s, was given first aid and then taken to hospital by police officers.

“The man’s condition is not believed to be life-threatening. Two people have been arrested in connection with the investigation.”

More information here.

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