Samurai sword and meat cleaver found after another Islington stabbing

PUBLISHED: 11:18 08 April 2015 | UPDATED: 11:18 08 April 2015

The stabbing took place in Englefield Road at about 3.15pm yesterday

The stabbing took place in Englefield Road at about 3.15pm yesterday


Two teenagers arrested, one remains in hospital with serious injuries

Two teenagers have been arrested, and a samurai sword and a meat cleaver seized by police, following a broad daylight stabbing in Islington yesterday.

A 16-year-old boy, who is in a serious condition in hospital, was arrested by police following the incident which happened in Englefield Road.

Another boy, also 16, was seen running near to the scene shortly afterwards. He was taken to a north London police station where he remains in custody.

Both teenagers were arrested on suspicion of possessing a bladed article after officers recovered a samurai sword and a meat cleaver.

Police said the injured teen’s injuries were not life threatening.

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