Police have made an appeal for information and witnesses following a stabbing at a fun fair in Barnet.
Shocking footage on social media shows a gang fight breaking out at a packed fun fair with people rapidly moving away from the scuffle.
Met Police said via their website: “Police were called at 20:34hrs on Friday, 9 July, to a funfair in Parkside Gardens, Barnet. There were reports of a group of males fighting and a person stabbed.
“Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service. A group of youths made off on police arrival.
A Section 35 'dispersal order' has been authorised for the East Barnet and Brunswick wards between midday today and 3am on Sunday. This follows violence at a fanfair in East Barnet last night.
— Barnet MPS | North West BCU (@MPSBarnet) July 10, 2021
“Officers searched the area and found an 18-year-old man in Churchill Road with a stab injury. He was taken to hospital, where his condition has been assessed as not life-threatening or life-changing,
“At this early stage there have been no arrests. Enquiries are ongoing.”
999 London mentioned in a tweet: “A hooded thug wearing black clothing and white trainers, clutching a large knife was seen fleeing the scene.”
Source: Met Police