London news Young man stabbed and police pelted with missiles after party sours Uk news
MetiNews.Com - A group from the party turned violent towards police
Breaking News ! Get FREE email updates for South LondonInvalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later.I'M IN!When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeA young man was rushed to hospital, and police were pelted with objects after a South London party turned violent. Police were called at 2.15am on Sunday, May 16 to reports of a party underway and a man with a knife near Watteau Square, Croydon. When the emergency services arrived they found a man aged around 20 with stab wounds. He was taken to hospital and according to the Met, his injuries are not considered life-threatening. As police tried to deal with the stabbing, a large group of party goers started getting aggressive and some objects were thrown at officers. Back up was called in who dispersed the group and no officers were injured. The group was dispersed by around 3.30am. Sign up to MyLondon's FREE South London newsletter Here at MyLondon, we're doing our very best to make sure you get the latest news, reviews and features from your area. Now there's a way you can keep up to date with the areas that matter to you with our free email newsletter. The South London newsletter goes out twice day - at 7am and 4pm - and sends you the latest stories straight to your inbox. From Croydon to Catford, Peckham to Putney, we'll make sure you get the very best every day. To sign up to the South London newsletter, simply follow this link and select the newsletter that's right for you.
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A Section 35 dispersal order was authorised overnight for the Broad Green ward to allow officers to continue working to keep people safe. Everyone involved had dispersed by around 3.30am. No officers reported injuries. A spokesperson for the Met Police said: "At around 2.15am on Sunday May 16, officers responded to calls about a party in progress and reports of a man with a knife in the area of Watteau Square, Croydon. "Officers attended and found a man suffering knife injuries. A large group who had been at a nearby party became aggressive towards police, including throwing missiles at officers. Further police officers attended to safely deal with the casualty and disperse the group. "The injured man, aged around 20 years, has been taken to hospital. His condition is not life-threatening. "A Section 35 dispersal order was authorised overnight for the Broad Green ward to allow officers to continue working to keep people safe. Everyone involved had dispersed by around 3.30am. No officers reported injuries.
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