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Boy, 13, stabbed in Kingsland Shopping Centre: Boy, 14, arrested for attempted murder

PUBLISHED: 17:02 11 January 2015 | UPDATED: 17:02 11 January 2015

Joint response units tweeted: On scene yesterday with @MPSHackney where a patient was stabbed, taken to a major trauma centre.

Joint response units tweeted: On scene yesterday with @MPSHackney where a patient was stabbed, taken to a major trauma centre.

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A 13-year old boy was stabbed in the Kingsland Shopping Centre in Dalston yesterday afternoon.

Police and the London Ambulance Service were called at around 5pm to the shopping centre next to Ridley Road Market.

The boy was taken to a major trauma centre at an east London hospital, where his condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

A 14-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder today, and he currently remains in custody at an east London police station.

Detectives from the Trident Gang Crime Command are investigating.

Anyone with any information that may assist the investigation should call police on 101. To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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