London night of stabbings as five knifed in three attacks

Five men have been injured in knifings across London in three separate attacks as the capital's stabbings epidemic continues.

A man has been arrested after two teenagers, 16, were stabbed by Barking train station and rushed to hospital.

They were attacked outside the London station with sightings of a man with a knife on Friday.

In a separate incident, two men aged 19 and 21, have been taken to a west London hospital after being stabbed in Abdale Road.

In a third incident, a man was stabbed in Churchfields Road in Beckenham.

Police were called at 5.55pm following reports of the two teens being stabbed by Barking Station.

London Ambulance Service treated the two victims and took them to hospital.

It is reported that their injuries are not life threatening.

The London Ambulance Service tweeted: "Two patients were treated at the scene & both were taken to east London hospitals.

"Special thanks to the off duty nurse, doctor & student medic on scene."

Police said that the two 16-year-olds were attacked in Station Parade.

Cops have put a stop and search in place in the surrounding area until 7am on Saturday.

Barking and Dagenham Police tweeted: "A section 60 order has been put in place in the area of the A406 between A124 and A13, A13 between A406 and Upney Lane; Upney Lane between A124 and A13 and A124 between A406 and A13 until 7am tomorrow after two 16-yr-olds were stabbed in Station Parade.

"One male has been arrested."

The attacker, reportedly a teenager, has been charged with ABH and taken to an East London station for questioning.

A crime scene remains in place.

A spokesperson for TfL said: “Routes 5, 62, 169, 238, 287, 366, 368, EL1, EL2 and EL3 are disrupted due to an emergency services incident on Cambridge Road in Barking.

"Please speak to the driver before boarding.”

In another stabbing in west London two men were taken to hospital after a reported fight between two groups.

A police tweet read: “Police were called at 19:16hrs on Friday, 1 November to Abdale Road, Hammersmith and Fulham after reports of an altercation involving a group of males.

"Officers attended with LAS and found two men, aged 21 and 19, suffering from stab injuries."

No arrests have been made over the Abdale Road stabbing.

The Police tweet added: "A Section 60 Order has been authorised for the Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham from 19:30hrs to 07:00hrs on 2 November."

A man has also reportedly been stabbed on Churchfields Road in Beckenham.

Police were called shortly after 8pm with his condition unknown.

Bromley Police tweeted: "Police were alerted by LAS at around 20:02hrs after a male [age unknown] was found suffering from a stab injury in Churchfields Road.

"The male was taken to hospital. We await an assessment of his condition.

"No arrests. Police remain on scene."

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