Eight arrested after two men stabbed at Barking party

Two men were stabbed in Thames Road, Barking, understood to be outside the Oasis banqueting suite.

Two men were stabbed in Thames Road, Barking, understood to be outside the Oasis banqueting suite. - Credit: Archant

Police have arrested eight people in connection with a dual stabbing at a party in Barking in the early hours of this morning.

Two men were stabbed in Thames Road, Barking, understood to be outside the Oasis banqueting suite.

Two men were stabbed in Thames Road, Barking, understood to be outside the Oasis banqueting suite. - Credit: Archant

Officers were called to a private-hire venue in Thames Road at 4.15am and found two men, aged 25 and 23, suffering from stab wounds.

Both were taken to an east London hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

A 33-year-old woman was also taken to hospital while police are awaiting updates on a third male victim, although injuries to both are believed not to be life threatening.

A total of eight people have been arrested on suspicion of Grievous Bodily Harm and remain in custody at a south London police station.


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An investigation is underway and enquiries continue.

Anyone who was at the party or who has any information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.

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