Two men slashed in the arms in Barking street

The attack took place in Gascoigne Road. Picture: GOOGLE

The attack took place in Gascoigne Road. Picture: GOOGLE - Credit: Archant

Two men have been rushed to hospital after they were slashed with a blade during an attack in Barking street.

The pair, aged 19 and 20, are being treated for ‘lacerations to their arms’ following the assault in Gascoigne Road just before 5pm.

Officers discovered the victims at the scene after receiving reports of an assault.

Police cordons are currently in place.