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Hampstead Heath stabbings: Two teenagers suffer knife wounds

PUBLISHED: 15:47 15 July 2020 | UPDATED: 15:47 15 July 2020

It is understood the stabbing happened near the Model Boating Pond. Picture: Ken Mears

It is understood the stabbing happened near the Model Boating Pond. Picture: Ken Mears

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Two teenagers were stabbed on Hampstead Heath on Sunday night after a fight between youths involving mopeds.

On July 12 around 10.45pm a 17-year-old male was found with stab injuries. His condition isn’t life-threatening.

Another 17-year-old male suffered knife wounds and was treated at the scene by paramedics, but didn’t require hospital treatment.

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No arrests have been made as police investigations continue. It is understood the stabbings happened near the Model Boating Pond.

A Met Police spokesperson said: Enquires are ongoing to establish the circumstances.

“At this stage, officers believe there had been an altercation between youths on the heath and that a number of them may have been riding mopeds.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the police on 101 quoting CAD 8578/12jul.

To remain anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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