Eight arrests after stabbing in Barking

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Eight males were arrested following the stabbing of another male who was found in Gurney Close, Barking. - Credit: Google

Eight males have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder after a stabbing.

The victim was found by police in Gurney Close, Barking, after officers were called at 6pm on Sunday, February 21.

The male was suffering a slash injury to his arm. His condition is not critical.

Two hours later a Section 60 stop and search order came into force in Abbey, Longbridge, Gascoigne and Eastbury wards as police anticipated more violence.

The order expired at 4am this morning (February 22).


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Anyone with information about what happened in Gurney Close should call police on 101.

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