Boy, 15, in ‘life-threatening condition’ after being stabbed in Upper Clapton

Police at the scene of the stabbing in Clapton. Picture: @999London

Police at the scene of the stabbing in Clapton. Picture: @999London - Credit: Archant

A 15-year-old boy is in critical condition after being stabbed in Upper Clapton on Sunday evening.

Police were called to Brooke Road at about 5pm and the victim was found with a severe head injury. He was taken to hospital and Scotland Yard said on Monday morning he was in a life-threatening condition.

An 18 year-old man and a 19 year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Police also imposed a Section 60 order for the whole of Hackney until 10am on Monday as a result of a "series of incidents involving knife crime".

Anyone with information about the stabbing can call 101 quoting CAD5031/16Feb.