Three stabbed in ‘machete attack’ at east London hospital, armed police at scene
Police have confirmed the incident was not terror related. The incident happened just after 11am local time, police cordons remain in place as officers continued to investigate.
#TowerHamlets BREAKING - TRIPLE STABBING:Three people have been brutally stabbed at St Stephen’s Health Care Centre on St Stephen’s Road in #Bow, #E3. Police including armed officers were called at 11.06am. A man was detained nearby and taken to hospital. Video: @OOlerepic.twitter.com/OF4pGCfqJy— London 999 Feed (@999London) December 19, 2018
We are in attendance and aware of an incident at St Stephens Health Centre. We are dealing with it and one male arrested.— Tower Hamlets Police (@MPSTowerHam) December 19, 2018
A tweet from Tower Hamlets Police read: “We are in attendance and aware of an incident at St Stephens Health Centre. We are dealing with it and one male arrested.”
While a spokesperson for the force told Mirror Online: "Police were called at 11:06hrs on Wednesday, 19 December to reports of a stabbing at a health centre on St Stephen’s Road, Tower Hamlets.
"Officers including specialist firearms officers attended and found three people suffering from stab injuries.
"They were taken to hospital; we update an update on their condition.
"A man was detained nearby and taken to hospital suffering from an injury.
"Cordons remain in place while enquiries are ongoing."
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