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Police Officers attacked with bottles and bricks trying to help teen who was stabbed 

On Tuesday night, 20 June police were called at around 2350hrs to a fight in Lynmouth Road, N16 on the Stamford Hill Estate

Officers attended and found a large group people at the scene, and there were reports of persons believed armed with knives. Extra officers were called to attend.

It is believed the group had come from a nearby ‘block party’.

As officers attempted to disperse the group bottles, bricks and other objects were thrown at police . However, no officers were seriously injured.

A 19-year-old man was found by police suffering stab wounds and he was taken by London Ambulance Service to an east London hospital. His injuries are described as not life threatening.

The circumstances of this stabbing are being investigated by Hackney Borough

Officers eventually dispersed the large group from the area at around 0040hrs, and by around 0140hrs officers had left the scene.

A police presence remains in the local area.

The circumstances of this stabbing are being investigated by Hackney Borough CID. There have been no arrests in relation to the stabbing at this time.

One person from the large group was arrested in connection with the disorder officers faced, and is currently in custody at a north London police station.

Any witnesses, or anyone with any information, can contact police in Hackney via 101, or via Twitter @MetCC.

To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.

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