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In a number of incidents, six people were treated in hospital for stabbings in the capital ahead of the final day of the Easter long weekend. Three teenagers were stabbed in broad daylight in south London on Friday after a fight broke out in Croydon.

Police were called to the scene in New Addington just after 4.35pm on Friday.

Three people, aged 15, 16 and 18, were taken to hospital by the emergency services.

One victim, who allegedly sustained serious injuries, was later confirmed to have suffered “non-life threatening” injuries.

Police have put in place a temporary order under Section 60, granting the force stop and search powers for the designated area.

A Met Police spokesperson said: ‘A Section 60 has been cleared for New Addington and northern Croydon areas including Waddon, Fairfield, Parkhill, Whitgift and Shirley South.

“This will remain operational until 7am on April 16. Please support the police as they work through the night to keep the people of Croydon safe.

The Metropolitan Police later said two people had been arrested in connection with the stabbings on Goldcrest Way.

The next day, police were alerted after a 27-year-old man was stabbed and rushed to a major trauma center in the same neighborhood of New Addington.

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“We sent two teams of paramedics, an incident response officer and a rapid response unit to the scene. We also dispatched the Air Ambulance from London.

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

The victim is not believed to be in a life-threatening condition and no arrests have been made.

In the early hours of Sunday morning, police were called to Shoreditch, east London, as two men in their 20s were taken to hospital with head and stab wounds.

The Police Twitter account for Hackney wrote: ‘We are investigating a fight at 4.30am in Kingsland Road.

“Two males were taken to hospital with head and stab wounds. One is not life threatening; we are awaiting an assessment of the other male.

“Crime scene in place. No arrest yet. »

They then called on witnesses to contact police on 101 using reference ‘1298/17Apr’ or visit @CrimestoppersUK.

Just before Easter weekend, a 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death in a park in Lewisham, south London.

Police were called shortly after 4 p.m. on Wednesday to the scene of an ongoing fight on Angus Street.

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene and a stop and search order under Section 60 was put in place in Lewisham.

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