Five teenagers bailed over alleged stabbing in East Ham

Police took four teenagers to an east London police station where they currently remain. Picture: PA

Police took four teenagers to an east London police station where they currently remain. Picture: PA images - Credit: PA WIRE

Five teenagers aged between 14 and 16 have been bailed until August following an alleged stabbing on Barking Road.

One boy was arrested at the scene at the junction of Wellington Road in East Ham on Thursday, May 26.

A further three arrests were made the next day by officers. A 15-year-old boy was later arrested in connection with the investigation.

All have been bailed until a date in mid August.

A 16-year-old boy was taken to hospital. His injuries are described as “not life-threatening”.


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Prior to this incident, police were called to a disturbance involving a group of teenage girls at High Street North at 4.05pm.

A 14-year-old girl was found with minor injuries that did not require hospital treatment.

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A 16-year-old-girl was arrested at the scene on suspicion of common assault and has been bailed to a date in mid-July.

Officers from Newham CID are investigating and are currently examining whether the two incidents are linked.

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