Crime scene set up in Belsize Park after double stabbing.

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. - Credit: Archant

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. - Credit: Archant

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 night

A police cordon at the scene where two men were stabbed on Wednesday night - Credit: Archant

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.

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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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