A 16-year-old boy was rushed to hospital last night (June 17) after a stabbing on Crystal Palace Parade. The Metropolitan Police rushed to the scene at 9.03pm on Friday, June 17, where they found the teenage suffered from a stab injury.
Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance – the 16-year-old was taken to hospital with a stab injury, though his condition was assessed as not life-threatening.
As a result of the incident, a Section 60 was authorised for the Crystal Palace area to help police prevent further violence. This gave officers additional stop and search powers, which was in place until 4am on Saturday, June 18.
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The Metropolitan Police told MyLondon: “Police were called at 21:03hrs on Friday, 17 June to reports of a stabbing in Crystal Palace Parade. Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance.
“A 16-year-old boy was taken to hospital with a stab injury. His condition was assessed as not life-threatening.”
Enquiries are ongoing. Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 7292/17Jun. To remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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