Police called to armed brawl in Islington market

PUBLISHED: 16:50 18 October 2013 | UPDATED: 16:50 18 October 2013

Police were called to reports of an armed brawl in Chapel Market

Police were called to reports of an armed brawl in Chapel Market


A teenage boy was left bleeding after an alleged armed brawl in an Islington market yesterday

Police were called to Chapel Market at around 3.30pm to reports of a scrap involving a group of people using weapons.

When they arrived officers didn’t find anyone fighting but did see a large crowd of people gathered, who told police the group had run off towards nearby Tolpuddle Street

One witness led officers to a 16-year-old boy, who had a cut to his lip, fingers and a shoulder injury. He declined first aid.

The suspect is black, between 25 to 30 years old, 5 ft 6 ins in height and was wearing a grey top.

No one was arrested and no weapons were found.

An investigation is ongoing.

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