Teenager in serious condition after stabbing outside William Ellis School

PUBLISHED: 16:28 12 June 2017 | UPDATED: 17:03 12 June 2017

A young boy has been stabbed outside William Ellis School. Photo: Caroline CriadoPerez/Twitter

A young boy has been stabbed outside William Ellis School. Photo: Caroline CriadoPerez/Twitter


Police were called by the London Ambulance Service to Highgate Road just before 2pm today following reports of a stabbing.

Police outside William Ellis School. Photo: Matthew Weaver Police outside William Ellis School. Photo: Matthew Weaver

Officers and the ambulance service attended and found a male teenager, believed to be aged 16, suffering from stab wounds.

He has been taken to a north London hospital in a serious but stable condition.

An air ambulance was at the scene.

A teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of Grevious Bodily Harm and taken to a north London police station for questioning.

Air ambulance above William Ellis School. Air ambulance above William Ellis School.

Enquiries are ongoing. A crime scene remains in place.

In a statement, William Ellis School said: “There was an incident outside the school in Highgate Road at around 2pm.

“The police were called and are dealing with the situation.

“We can confirm that none of our pupils were involved.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

You can also tweet information via @MetCC.

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