Teens stabbed in leg and slashed in face in Stoke Newington

Gang of five suspected.

Two teenage boys were stabbed in the leg and slashed in the face by a gang of thugs in Stoke Newington.

The 16-year-olds were walking along Shakespeare Walk at around 11pm last night (Wednesday) when a group of five young men, thought to be in their late teens, got out of a car and ran up to them

The teens, who are not known to police, were attacked before officers arrived and the victims were taken to hospital with non-life threatening or changing injuries.

The area is associated with the SOS (Soldiers of Shakespeare) gang but police would not comment on any links.

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No arrests have been made but one of the suspects is described as wearing a black hooded bomber jacker while another is slim, clean shaven wearing a blue Adidas jacket.

Anyone with information should call Det Sgt Kevin Logan on 020 7275 3666 Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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