Teenager stabbed at Teddington Lock

  Posted: 17.05.21 at 09:14 by The Editor

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A teenager has been stabbed at Teddington Lock.

The 14-year-old boy became wounded during a robbery on Friday (14 May) evening.

He was taken to hospital and is not in a life-threatening condition.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police told Teddington Nub News: "Police were called to Teddington Lock at 20:13hrs on Friday, 14 May following reports of a large fight and a possible stabbing.

"Officers attended with London Ambulance Service paramedics but were unable to locate anyone who had been stabbed.

"Large crowds of youths were dispersed and a knife was found. A Section 60 order was put in place, providing officers with additional search powers.

"Shortly after 21:00hrs, police became aware of a 14-year-old male who had presented himself at hospital with a small stab wound which is not believed to be life threatening.

"He is believed to be the victim first reported to police and it is understood his injury was sustained during a robbery."

They added: "Police were called on Friday 14th May 2021 at 19:15 hrs to reports of a large group of youths gathering in the Ham area, TW4.

"A Dispersal zone was authorised by Inspector Treacy covering Ham from the border of the River Thames to Petersham Road/Upper Ham Road and Teddington Lock, starting at 19:15hrs on the 14th May 2021 for 48hrs, ending 19:15hrs on the 16th May 2021."

Police are investigating the stabbing. Anyone with information should call 101 or tweet @MetCC providing the reference CAD7586/14MAY.

More updates to follow.

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