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Teenager found stabbed in church grounds in London

Tue 20 Jun 2017
By Eno Adeogun

A teenage boy has been taken to hospital after he was found stabbed in the grounds of a south east London church.

Police officers were called just after 4pm yesterday to reports of a male being injured in the grounds of St Mark's Church, Kennington, opposite Oval underground station.



A Met Police spokesperson said: "'Officers attended and found a 14 year old male suffering from a stab injury.

"The London Ambulance Service were called and he was taken to a south London hospital. We await an update on his condition."

The spokesperson added: "No arrests and enquiries are ongoiang."

A London ambulance service spokesperson said: "We were called at 4.03pm today to reports of a stabbing on Kennington Park Road.

"We sent an ambulance crew and an incident response officer to the scene, arriving in under five minutes.

"We took one patient as a priority to a major trauma centre."

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, tweet @MetCC or to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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