Hoxton stabbing: Boy, 12, arrested on suspicion of knifing 13-year-old

Police were called to Upper Street at 12.40am.

Police were called to Upper Street at 12.40am.

A 12-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing a 13-year-old.

Police were called to the scene in Kingsland Road at 4.55pm yesterday, at the junction with Whiston Road, to reports of a boy suffering from a stab injury.

The victim was rushed to hospital where he is still being treated.

His injuries are not life-threatening, according to Scotland Yard.

A 12-year old boy later attended an east London police station. He was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Scotland Yard could not say whether he had been remanded in custody or released on bail.

Police are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.