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Teenager arrested after Two treated for stab wounds in East London gang fight

Police were called by London Ambulance Service at 4.18pm  on Friday, 9 April to reports of a group of males fighting at Prince Regent Lane, E16.

Officers attended. All parties had left the scene prior to police arrival. There were however, indications at the scene that someone had been injured.

An area search to locate the victim was undertaken by officers during which, they were called at 4.26pm by London Ambulance Service to reports of a male with stab wounds at Sark Way, E16.

The injured male, aged 19, was taken by London’s Air Ambulance to an east London hospital where his injuries were deemed not life threatening.

A second male victim, aged 18, was taken to an east London hospital by LAS. We await an update on his condition.

An 18-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of affray – he was taken to hospital for treatment following which he will be taken into custody.

Searches continue for any potential additional victims and officers remain in the area.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information should call police on 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting 5155/9APR or to remain 100 % anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers_uk.org.