16-year-old boy stabbed in Dagenham

Stabbing in Dagenham

A 16-year-old boy is in hospital after being stabbed in Merrielands Crescent, Dagenham, yesterday afternoon (October 25). - Credit: Metropolitan Police

A 16-year-old boy is in hospital after being stabbed in Dagenham yesterday evening.

At 5.45pm yesterday - Monday, October 25 - police were called to reports of a stabbing in Merrielands Crescent.

Officers attended and found a 16-year-old boy with stab wounds.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to hospital.  His condition is not life-threatening or life-changing.

There have been no arrests. A crime scene has been put in place.
Enquiries continue.