Man stabbed during fight at Inner London Crown Court

14:10 01 February 2013

Police and paramedics were called to the scene earlier this afternoon. Picture: Arj Singh/PA Wire

Police and paramedics were called to the scene earlier this afternoon. Picture: Arj Singh/PA Wire

PA Wire/Press Association Images

A man has been taken to hospital after a suspected stabbing during a fight at Inner London Crown Court.

Police and paramedics attended the scene in Elephant and Castle at around 12.45pm to find a 20-year-old man lying in the entrance of the court with a single stab wound to the stomach.

The victim was taken to a south London hospital where he is currently in a non-life threatening condition.

Metropolitan Police said they were now seeking “a group of males seen fleeing the scene”. No arrests have been made.

A spokesman for Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service confirmed an incident had taken place but said it was now a matter for the police.

Latest Stories

Yesterday, 19:20
Central Line drivers will go on strike, disrupting more than one million passengers in London (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

More than one million Londoners will be disrupted after drivers on the Central Line walk out in a strike over working conditions.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:20
Keepers Jack Sargent and Adam Davies measure Perry, a 6ft llama, and Mocha, a 4 month-old llama (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

From tiny insects to huge jungle beasts all 17,000 animals at ZSL London Zoo had to be herded, lifted or coaxed onto the scales for the annual weigh-in.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:56
A life-size statue of Amy Winehouse will be unveiled in Camden next month (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch said his daughter will ‘oversee the comings and goings of her home town forever’ after it was announced a life-size statue of the singer will be unveiled in Camden.

Read more

Quirky London

Quizzes

Can you find the animals hiding in London station names? (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

You may not realise it but there are animals hiding in stations across London? Play our quiz and see if you can you find them:

Read more
Can you guess the Tube station just from the outside? (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

How well do you know your Tube stations? Can you guess these Underground stops from the pictures taken outside them?

Read more
But which London?! [Photo courtesy of Basher Eyre]

You might know London like the back of your hand, but how well do you know the other Londons - and London landmarks - across the world?

Read more