Youth held after teenager, 17, found stabbed in street in Dagenham

Police called to stabbing in East Dagenham

Police called to stabbing in East Dagenham - Credit: Archant

A teenager is in a serious condition in hospital this morning after a stabbing in east Dagenham.

Now police are appealing for witnesses to the incident in Dagenham Road, near Eastbrookend Country Park, just before 3.30pm on Monday – believed to have happened as the victim, 17, was getting off a 174 bus.

He was found in a street nearby with stab wounds and taken to hospital, where his condition was said to be serious but not life-threatening.

An 18-year-old was arrested the same day and remains in custody.

Police are urging people to call detectives on 101 if they have information.

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