A man has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed during a ‘mass brawl’ at Westfield shopping centre in Stratford this afternoon.
Police were called to the scene in east London at around 6.15pm following reports of a disturbance on the ground floor.
One man suffered a stab injury and was taken away in an ambulance.
His condition is not yet known.
A second man was found with head injuries, however his condition is not thought to be serious.
Another man was later arrested nearby on suspicion of GBH and possession of an offensive weapon.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman told Metro.co.uk: ‘Police were called at approximately 6.15pm on Friday, to reports of a fight near Stratford Station.
‘A male was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service suffering a stab injury.
‘Enquiries into the circumstances continue.’
Posting on twitter after the incident, one shopper said: ‘Imagine getting locked in a store in Westfield only to come out to find blood all over the floor and police everywhere, brilliant.’
Another said: ‘Thought I would come to Westfield Stratford for a change. Within minutes I’ve seen a mass brawl in the shopping centre.’