Crime scene set up in Belsize Park after double stabbing.

PUBLISHED: 09:51 08 September 2016 | UPDATED: 13:55 08 September 2016

A police cordon around the block of flats in Eton College Road.   picture: Emily Banks.

A police cordon around the block of flats in Eton College Road. picture: Emily Banks.


A police cordon was set up this morning around a block of flats and a synagogue in Belsize Park after a double stabbing last night.

Police guarding the scene after double stabbing   Picture: Emily Banks.Police guarding the scene after double stabbing Picture: Emily Banks.

Police were called at 23:28pm last night to reports of a first stabbing in Eton College Road.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and found a 19 year-old man with knife wounds.

He was taken to a central London hospital where he is being treated for injuries which are not believed to be life threatening or life-changing.

A short while later officers were called to a second man, aged 28, who had arrived at a north London hospital with stab wounds.

A police cordon at the scene where two men were stabbed on Wednesday nightA police cordon at the scene where two men were stabbed on Wednesday night

He remains in hospital with injuries which are not thought to be life threatening or life changing.

A police spokesman said: “Both men have been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

A cordon has been set up around the mansion block in Haverstock Hill and Eton College Road and around South Hampstead Synagogue.

The police spokesman said: “Detectives from the Trident and Area Crime Command are investigating,

“Enquires continue to establish the full circumstances of the incident.”

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