Man stabbed following ‘mass brawl’ at Stratford Westfield

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Man stabbed following 'mass brawl' at Stratford Westfield
A man was later arrested nearby on suspicion of GBH and possession of an offensive weapon (Picture: Twitter/ compbod)

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.

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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.

Man stabbed following 'mass brawl' at Stratford Westfield
‘Enquiries into the circumstances continue.’ (Picture: Andrea Baldo/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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.

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‘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.’


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