Published On: Sat, Aug 8th, 2020

London news: Man attacked in central London shopping area – Police on the scene | UK | News


The victim was seen falling to the ground in Market Place near the junction with the famous street shortly after 5.30pm. Photos from the scene show a cordon in place as emergency crews treat the victim. A Met spokeswoman said: “Officers attended and found a male suffering from a stab injury.

“Emergency services remain at the scene.

“There have been no arrests.”

Photos taken at the scene show shocked shoppers gathered near a police cordon. 

One snap appears to show officers treating the victim. 

A spokesperson for the London Ambulance Service said the man had been rushed to a major trauma unit for treatment. 

They said: “We were called at 5:39pm today (8 August) to reports of a stabbing on Market Place just off Oxford Street.

“We dispatched two ambulance crews, an incident response officer and a medic in a car to the scene.

“We also dispatched a London’s Air Ambulance trauma team.

“We treated a person at the scene and took them to a major trauma centre.”

This is a breaking news story… More to follow…



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