16-year-old boy stabbed in broad daylight outside tube station 3 years ago

16-year-old boy stabbed in broad daylight outside tube station

He was taken by air ambulance to hospital in a serious condition

A teenager has been stabbed outside an east London tube station during rush hour.

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Police were called to Dagenham Heathway Station at 5.20pm on Tuesday September 18 to find a 16-year-old boy with stab injuries.

Avoid the Heathway people! Been a stabbing.

Posted by Georgina Hughes on Tuesday, September 18, 2018

He was taken to hospital by air ambulance in a serious condition.

Barking & Dagenham Police tweeted: "Police are currently dealing with a serious assault on the Heathway, Dagenham.

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"The male has been taken to an east London hospital by London Ambulance Service for treatment. Police cordons and a crime scene has been implemented."

In a later statement the force confirmed the boy's injuries were not life-threatening or changing.

The road, the Heathway, was closed in both directions and bus services diverted away from the incident.

Police said no arrests had been made at this stage.

 

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