2 teenagers in danger after London stabbing

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Crime scene

TWO teenagers were fighting for their lives last night after they were knifed 40 minutes apart in separate stabbings in London.

A 16-year-old in Brixton and a 19-year-old in Stratford were both in critical condition in hospital after the bloody teatime attacks.

Police were called at approximately 6.15pm on Tuesday after receiving reports of a stabbing on Henry Road in Brixton, South London.

Emergency services arrived at the scene to find a boy, believed to be 16, suffering a stab injury.

He has been taken to a south London hospital where he his condition was said to be critical.

Senior cops authorised a Section 60 stop and search order in the area overnight fearing further violence.

Meanwhile, across the city 40 minutes later police attended a scene on Gillman Drive, in Stratford, East London.

Officers and London Ambulance attended the man, aged 19, who was then taken to hospital for treatment.

The 19-year-old is also in critical condition, police said.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact them immediately quoting CAD 6614 for the Stratford stabbing and CAD 6277/23Feb for the Brixton attack.

Alternatively, you call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

It comes after a man was knifed to death yesterday in Tottenham, north London.

Cops tonight named the victim of the murder as 21-year-old Tyreke Watson.

Witnesses said a “tiny teen” ambushed the victim at 4pm outside a Cash Converters on West Green Road – yards from the sport where a 17-year-old was murdered a month ago.

Detective Chief Inspector Linda Bradley, leading the investigation, said: “Tyreke’s family have been left completely devastated by his death and I would urge anyone who witnessed the attack or who has any other information about this case to contact police.”

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