Upminster stabbing: Teen arrested for attempted murder as boy, 15, remains in 'serious' condition

Police were at the scene in Tennyson Road for much of Sunday.

Police were at the scene in Tennyson Road for much of Sunday. - Credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 15-year-old was stabbed in Upminster.

The boy was stabbed in Marlborough Gardens in Upminster on Friday (September 24) and taken to hospital in “life-threatening’ condition.

He is now in a serious but stable condition, Scotland Yard said.

Today (September 28), detectives investigating the stabbing have arrested a 17-year-old boy from Kent on suspicion of attempted murder.

He is currently in an east London police station.  

Met Police officers are continuing to appeal for witnesses and information about the stabbing as detectives continue to investigate.  

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People with information are asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote 4545/24Sep. 

Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.  

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