A teenager who was fighting for his life after a stabbing outside a busy shopping centre is no longer in a critical condition.

Police confirmed today (September 18) that a boy's condition has improved after he was stabbed outside Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford on Tuesday (September 12).

Charges have been made after two males were arrested in connection with the incident, police said.

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Officers were called to reports of a group of people fighting outside Westfield near the entrance of Stratford station at around 9pm on Tuesday.

A teenage boy, 17, was taken to hospital with stab wounds.

Pictures from the scene appeared to show a large police cordon in place on the footbridge connecting the entrance of the station to the shopping centre.

Metropolitan Police officers attended along with British Transport Police and paramedics from the London Ambulance Service.

Any witnesses are asked to call 101 quoting reference CAD 8465/12Sep.