Thornton Heath stabbings leave five injured, arrests made

10:04 03 June 2012

Five people have been stabbed in what police call a “disturbance” in Thornton Heath, south London.

The incident happened shortly before 5pm on Saturday.

London Ambulance Service sent four ambulance crews and the London air ambulance.

A spokeswoman said: “Staff treated five patients. One of them was a 23-year-old man, the second was 22, also a man, and then there were two men in their 20s, and there are no details on the fifth patient.”

She said all five were taken to hospital and were said to be “conscious and breathing”.

The Met Police was called to premises in Thornton Heath High Street.

A spokesman said: “A number of arrests have been made in connection with the incident but inquiries are ongoing.”

Latest Stories

15:01
The Back to the Future preview of Secret Cinema has been cancelled

Secret Cinema have cancelled their Back to the Future events until July 31.

Read more
33 minutes ago
The two parts of the chair were inspired by the curves of an anonymous male model [Photo courtesy of Gigi Barker][Photo courtesy of Gigi Barker]

A London designer has created a unique chair designed to look, feel and smell like human skin.

Read more
Planned engineering works could affect your journey this weekend.

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

Read more

Quirky London

Quizzes

How much do you really know about QPR legends like Les Ferdinand? Picture: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport

Test your knowledge of QPR’s greatest players with our fantastic legends quiz.

Read more
How much do you know about films in London? (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Do you know your Lock Stock from your Long Good Friday, Sliding Doors from Shakespeare in Love?

Read more
How much about this great city do you really know? Take our true Londoner quiz and find out (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Do you know your apples from your pears? Take our Cockney quiz and see how much of a Londoner you really are.

Read more
Guess the manager quiz. Here's a hint, it's not these four.

The managerial merry-go-round spins quickly these days so do you think you’ve got the knowledge to recognise the faces of all these football bosses?

Read more
A normal day at London Liverpool Street station

This quiz is for people who think they know the Tube and rail inside out.

Read more