Stabbing in Forest Gate leaves teenager with head injury

PUBLISHED: 08:56 27 January 2017 | UPDATED: 08:56 27 January 2017

A 16-year-old was stabbed in Forest Gate

A 16-year-old was stabbed in Forest Gate


A 16-year-old boy was stabbed yesterday.

Police were called to Upton Lane in Forest Gate at 3.20pm to reports of a stabbing.

At the junction with Skelton Road they found a 16-year-old boy with stab injuries to his head and hand.

He was taken to an east London hospital where he is in a serious but stable condition.

No arrests have been made.

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