There have been 188 arrests in relation to Notting Hill Carnival today.
8 x Assault on police
5 x Drink drive
1 x Criminal damage
2 x Public order offences
44 x Possession of offensive weapons (blades)
10 x Theft / Going equipped
61 x Drugs offences
1 x Sexual offences
3 x GBH
5 x ABH / Common assault
2 x Theft person
26 x Other
These arrests are in addition to the 126 arrests that were made at Notting Hill Carnival yesterday, Sunday 30 August.
– In two separate incidents this evening, two police officers were injured.
One officer was stabbed and has been taken to hospital for treatment for non-life threatening injuries. Two people have been arrested in connection with this incident.
Another officer was bitten while intervening when a number of people were committing criminal damage. We await more information on both of these incidents.
– At approximately 1950hrs today, Monday 31 August, officers were trying to arrest a man on Ladbroke Grove, under The Westway, when a small number of people began throwing bottles at them.
Officers wearing public order protection equipment attended to provide assistance and after a short period of time the disorder dissipated.
Soon after, similar disorder began to break out further along Ladbroke Grove and officers wearing public order protection equipment were again deployed.
The disorder quickly ceased.
– At approximately 1300hrs today, Monday 31 August, a 19-year-old man suffering stab wounds presented himself at a London Ambulance Service treatment centre on Treverton Street at the junction with Ladbroke Grove.
He was taken to a central London hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.
Enquiries are ongoing to ascertain where the stabbing took place.
Three 18-year-old men were arrested in connection with the incident.
[A], from Kensington and Chelsea, was arrested on suspicion of GBH and possession of Class B drugs.
[B], from Hammersmith and Fulham, was arrested on suspicion of GBH and possession of an offensive weapon.
He was further arrested on suspicion of possession of Class B drugs.
[C], who has not provided an address, was arrested on suspicion of GBH and possession of an offensive weapon. He was further arrested on suspicion of Class B drugs.
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