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Edgware Incident: Man stabbed outside Burnt Oak station

A police cordon has been spotted outside Burnt Oak station after a man in his 20s was stabbed yesterday evening.

A large number of police were spotted outside the station at around 9:45pm on Tuesday, 5th March.

Watling Avenue was blocked both ways at Burnt Oak Station by a ‘police incident’.

Bus routes affected at the time of the incident while the road was blocked included the 114, 204, 251, 302 and N5. The road and station are now open.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 9:19pm yesterday (March 5) to reports of an incident near Burnt Oak Station, Edgware.

“We sent resources to the scene, including an ambulance crew, an incident response officer and members of our tactical response unit. We also dispatched a trauma team in a car from London Air Ambulance.

“We treated a patient at the scene before taking them to a major trauma centre.”

A spokesperson for Met Police told Harrow Online: “An investigation is under way after a man was injured in a stabbing in Burnt Oak.

“We were called at 21:15hrs on Tuesday, 6 March to reports a stabbing outside Burnt Oak Underground Station in Watling Avenue.

“Officers responded and a man in his 20s was taken to hospital with a stab wound. His injuries were assessed as not life-threatening or life-changing.

“There have been no arrests and further enquiries are taking place.”

Any witnesses are asked to call 101 quoting 01/47418/24.

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