Teenager stabbed at the end of Field Day Festival on Saturday

PUBLISHED: 13:25 10 June 2014 | UPDATED: 13:25 10 June 2014

... Picture: Lee Parker

... Picture: Lee Parker


A teenage boy was stabbed outside Victoria Park on Saturday as people were pouring out of the Field Day festival.

The 15-year-old was knifed near the gates to Royal Inn on the Park on Lauriston Road.

Police and the London Ambulance Service (LAS) were called to the scene at 11.31pm. London Air Ambulance also attended.

The Hackney teenager was taken to hospital following the incident and is said to be in a non-life threatening condition.

A spokesman for LAS said: “We treated one patient. He was taken as a priority to hospital escorted by a doctor from the London Air Ambulance service.”

A local resident said he had heard two loud bangs before the incident and the area was cordoned off until the following morning.

No arrests have been made.

Detectives from Trident are investigating.

They do not believe the incident to be related to the Field Day festival.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Hackney Gazette. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Hackney Gazette