Armed police descend on London common as man and a woman are stabbed as volunteers give first aid to bleeding victim on shop floor and officers arrest suspect
Armed police rushed to a London common tonight after two people were stabbed.
Officers arrested a man after a man and woman were found bleeding in Clapton Common, Hackney at around 11.20pm.
The victims have been taken to hospital for treatment.
A cordon remains in place.
A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: ‘Police were called at 23.24hrs to reports of a stabbing near Clapton Common, E5.
‘Officers and LAS attended the scene where they found a man and women suffering from injuries. They have been taken to hospital.
‘We await an update on their conditions. A man (no further details at present) has been arrested and taken to a nearby police station.
More to follow.