London crime: 36 hours of bloodshed in capital as 4 stabbed and 1 shot – MyLondon



After a violent weekend in London which saw eight people stabbed and five people shot, there was no break for the capital’s emergency services.

In a 36 hour period from the start of this week, a number of violent crimes occurred.

Four people were knifed while a teenager was also shot.

Below are all the violent incidents MyLondon reported on over the past 36 hours.

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Teenager shot in Brixton

A air ambulance landed following the shooting
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A teenager was found with a gunshot injury in Tilson Gardens, Brixton on Monday (August 3).

Emergency services rushed to the scene at 6.38pm and the 18-year-old victim was taken to hospital.

It’s believed the man was shot in another location.

The victim’s injuries were assessed as not life-threatening.

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Woman suffers violent sexual attack near King’s Cross by knifeman

The woman was attacked in Tonbridge Street
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A woman was subjected to a violent sex attack by a man at knife point near King’s Cross station in the early hours of Tuesday (August 4).

Police received reports of the attack just after 3am and rushed to the scene in Tonbridge Street. They also attended a hospital where she was being treated for injuries from the ordeal.

Her attacker carried out a “serious sexual and physical assault” on her while armed with a knife. She is now being treated by specialist Metropolitan Police officers as they launch an investigation into the attack.

No arrests have been made yet in connection with the attack.

A spokeswoman for Met Police said: “At approximately 3.08am on Tuesday (August 4) police received a report of a woman who had been subjected to a serious sexual and physical assault by a man with a knife.

“Police attended a hospital, where the victim was, and she is being supported by specialist officers.

“At this early stage no arrests have been made.”

Police hunt two after moped rampage with knives through Rainham town centre

Rainham centre where the attack happened
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An investigation has been launched after two men went on a rampage on a moped, armed with knives and attacking members of the public in East London.

Police were called to the scene in Rainham, Havering, at around 8.20pm on Tuesday.

They arrived at Broadway to find a victim with minor injuries to their head and leg after being attacked.

The injured person was rushed to hospital but thankfully their condition has been assessed as non life-threatening or life-changing.

The suspects had fled the scene before the police arrived but investigations are ongoing.

Officers are also appealing to anyone who saw the incident take place, who has footage or who has information about it, to come forward.

Detective Chief Inspector Geoff Tachauer said: “I am appealing to the local community. I am keen to hear from anyone who can provide information or footage relating to this incident.

“If you can help please don’t hesitate to contact police immediately.”

A spokesperson for the Met Police said: “Officers were initially called to Broadway, Rainham, at 8.20pm on Tuesday, August 4 to reports of two males, riding dangerously on moped, armed with knives, attacking members of the public.

“Police attended but the assailants had left the scene prior to police arrival.”

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Teen stabbed in fight on Ladbroke Grove in Kensington and Chelsea

The teenager was stabbed on Ladbroke Grove, at its junction with Bassett Road, in Ladbroke Grove
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A teenage boy was rushed to hospital after he was stabbed in a fight in Kensington and Chelsea.

The 17-year-old victim was found on Ladbroke Grove, at its junction with Bassett Road, shortly after 11pm on Tuesday.

He was taken to hospital where his injuries were assessed as not life-threatening, the Met Police said.

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of being in possession of drugs and an offensive weapon a short while after the attack.

One witness said paramedics treated the victim at the scene before taking him to hospital.

A spokesperson for the Met Police said: “Police were called at 11.08pm on Tuesday, August 4 to reports of a fight at Ladbroke Grove, Kensington and Chelsea.

“Officers and London Ambulance Service [LAS] attended. At the scene a 17-year-old boy was found suffering from stab wounds.

“The suspect had left the scene prior to police arrival.

“The injured male was taken by LAS to a central London hospital where his condition was not life-threatening.

“A 17-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of being in possession of drugs and an offensive weapon.

“A crime scene remains in place at this time.

“Officers from the Met’s Central West Command in Kensington and Chelsea investigate.”

2 men and 1 woman rushed to hospital after Finsbury Park triple stabbing

The air ambulance landed in Finsbury Park
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Two men and a woman have been rushed to hospital after being stabbed at an address in North London.

One of the men has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm (GBH).

The stabbing happened at a property on Fonthill Road, in the Finsbury Park area hortly before 7.30am on Wednesday (August 5).

Officers found three people with stab injuries and police believe they all know one another.

Thankfully, their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A spokesperson for the Met Police said: “Police in Islington are investigating after three people were stabbed.

“It was reported that there was a violent incident at an address.

“Officers attended and found three people, two men and a woman with apparent stab injuries.

“All three are believed to be known to each other. At this stage their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

“All three have been taken to hospital, one of the men has also been arrested on suspicion of GBH.”

Anyone with information regarding any of the above incidents is asked to call 101 or contact police via @MetCC.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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