Police called to armed brawl in Islington market

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

Police were called to reports of an armed brawl in Chapel Market - Credit: Archant

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.


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No one was arrested and no weapons were found.

An investigation is ongoing.

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