Man taken to hospital in air ambulance after Islington stabbing

The air ambulance landed near the scene in Burgh Street. Picture: Dan Smith

The air ambulance landed near the scene in Burgh Street. Picture: Dan Smith - Credit: Archant

A man was taken to hospital with knife wounds following a stabbing in Islington yesterday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the scene in Burgh Street just before 4pm and the victim, aged 42, was taken to hospital by air ambulance.

He has since been discharged and his injuries weren’t life changing or life threatening.

A spokesman for Islington Police said: “ The 42-year-old male victim was discharged from hospital and does not want to assist officers with their enquiries at this time.”

A spokesman for the London Ambulance Service said: “We sent a motorcycle, ambulance crew and a duty officer. Our staff treated one patient who was taken to hospital accompanied by a doctor from the Air Ambulance.”