PUBLISHED: 13:10, Fri, Oct 16, 2020 | UPDATED: 13:37, Fri, Oct 16, 2020
Police have raced to a London shopping centre following reports of a stabbing (Image: DELEOKE/TWITTER)
Emergency services, including an air ambulance, were called to the incident at Surrey Quays shopping centre just after midday. An 18-year-old man was found with stab wounds.
He has been taken to hospital and there is no update on his condition.
A crime scene is in place and no arrests have yet been made.
A dramatic picture shared on Twitter shows crowds gathered outside the shopping centre.
In a statement, the Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called at 12.15pm on Friday October 16 to reports of an assault at Surrey Quays Shopping Centre.
“Officers, the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended.
“An 18-year-old man was found suffering from stab injuries.
“He was taken to an east London hospital; we await an update on his