Gants Hill stabbing: Teen taken to hospital with ‘slash’ injury

Footage circulating on social media shows a crowd of men in an apparent stand off.

A teenager has been rushed to hospital after being slashed with a knife in Gants Hill.

Police were called at 5.15pm on Thursday to reports of a group of people with a blade in Frinton Mews, Redbridge.

Footage circulating on social media shows a crowd of men in an apparent stand off.

Officers rushed to the scene and found a 19-year-old man nearby suffering from a slash injury.

He was taken to an east London hospital by paramedics.

Scotland Yard said: “His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

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“At this early stage, there have been no arrests and enquiries continue.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 5187/14Apr.