Horror in London – Three people were stabbed for a mobile phone

Three people are stabbed while ‘trying to stop a thief from stealing a mobile phone’ in a shocking attack in broad daylight outside the City of London’s tallest building.

Three people were stabbed and another wounded after being” landslide ” in a carnage in the streets of central London this morning.

ONE massive emergency preparedness was observed outside tallest building in the City of Londonnear Liverpool Street station as several ambulances and police cars rushed to the scene Bishopsgate.

It shows pictures circulating on social media four police cars and four ambulances on the road near the 22 Bishopsgate skyscraper.

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City of London Police said: We are aware of an incident which took place this morning at Bishopsgate. Our officers are on the scene and London Ambulances are in attendance. A security cordon is currently in place. »

Later they said: We received reports of three stabbings and one person being pushed to the ground on Bishopsgate at 10am. 9.46, and the officers arrived at the scene at 9.51.. Three victims were taken by LAS to a nearby hospital for treatment. This is an ongoing situation, but it is not considered to be related to terrorism. »

No arrests have been made so far, according to British media.
No arrests have been made so far, according to British media.

No arrests have been made so far, according to British media. London Ambulance said in a tweet: We were called at 9.52am today to a report of a stabbing in Bishopsgate. We sent a number of resources – three paramedic teams, two paramedics, two incident officers and our tactical response unit. Our teams treated four patients. Three were taken to the hospital and one was released from the hospital. »

The exact cause of the incident is unclear, but online reports suggest so may have been triggered by an argument about an attempted robbery. Witnesses reported having saw two hooded suspects on e-bikes attempting to steal a person’s phone.

Shortly before 10 o’clock are passers-by intervened to prevent the theft in front of the impressive skyscraper 22 Bishopsgate. Businesses in the building include insurance companies Hiscox and Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Limitedas well as law firms such as Cooley LLP and Covington & Burling LLP.

The police have so far ruled out terrorism.

A police source told MailOnline: ” The incident appears to be an attempted phone theft. Three members of the public intervened and were injured, one person was stabbed and two were cut. However, their injuries are not life-threatening. » He added “There does not appear to be a connection with terrorism.”

lThere does not appear to be a connection with terrorism
lThere does not appear to be a connection with terrorism

Andrea Silva told The subway : ” I didn’t see what happened. I saw it from a bus. There was quite a bit of blood visible, but the victims were behind a white screen. Lots of paramedics over one person on the ground. That was all I saw. » Another eyewitness said Evening Standard that the victims were hidden behind a white screen“.

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Pictures from the scene show medical kits abandoned by paramedics in London as the victims are taken to hospital. Another tweeted: Just saw about four badly injured people on the side of Bishopsgate Road, passing by the bus“.

According to reports, the incident has lasted about two minutes and took place a few hundred meters from a police station. Local MP Nickie Aiken said: I am concerned about the incident at Bishopsgate. I am in contact with the municipal police for updates. My thoughts go out to all involved, including first responders“.

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