Supermarket stabbing in Clerkenwell sees two men in hospital

Two men were taken to hospital after a stabbing outside a supermarket

Two men were taken to hospital after a stabbing outside a supermarket - Credit: Archant

Knife attack outside Budgens in Exmouth market on Friday night

Two men were taken to hospital following a stabbing outside a supermarket on Friday night.

Police were called at about 8.15pm to Tysoe Street, off Exmouth Market, in Clerkenwell, to reports of a man with knife wounds.

London Ambulance service (LAS) also attended and two men were taken to hospital, where they were said to be a stable condition.

Police say they are trying to establish where the assaults took place, but local witnesses said it was outside the Budgens supermarket

Posting on the Streetlife website, one said: “I have just been sent a message that two people were stabbed outside Budgens on Exmouth Market.

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“I am so upset....[I] love the park behind the market, attend the chapel for quiet contemplation, the world has gone mad...or this area?

“Lived here for thirty years, knew Exmouth Market when it had a Woolworths and “Dolphin” laundrette. All very sad.”

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Nearby Rosebery Avenue was closed while police investigated the incident.

No arrests have been made.

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