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Shepperton Road stabbing: Rosemary Gardens park taped off on 'hottest day' after Hoxton attack leaves man, 24, in hospital

PUBLISHED: 09:55 20 April 2018 | UPDATED: 09:56 20 April 2018

A police cordon at Rosemary Gardens after a stabbing on Thursday. There was also a brawl in the park yesterday afternoon. Picture: Pat Venditti

A police cordon at Rosemary Gardens after a stabbing on Thursday. There was also a brawl in the park yesterday afternoon. Picture: Pat Venditti

Pat Venditti

A 24-year old man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in Hoxton yesterday afternoon.

Shepperton Road and Rosemary Gardens were taped off after the stabbing. Picture: Pat VendittiShepperton Road and Rosemary Gardens were taped off after the stabbing. Picture: Pat Venditti

Shepperton Road and Rosemary Gardens park were taped off by police following the incident, which took place just after 4pm.

The man was taken to a central London hospital where he remains in a stable condition according to Scotland Yard.

The incident happened one hour after a woman aged 41 was stabbed in a lift in a block of flats just 500m away.

Police were called just before 3pm to Wimbourne Street where the woman was found suffering from stab wounds to her chest and abdomen.

She is in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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