BREAKING: 16 year old stabbed in the neck and leg, rushed to hospital…

The information was obtained from the London & UK Crime Twitter account, they state that incident happened near the Co-op on Billet road towards Blackhorse station in Walthamstow

This is breaking so we’re just waiting to for more information, stay tuned…

A 16-year-old boy has been stabbed in Walthamstow.

Police were called around 3.46pm on Monday, March 29 to reports of a stabbing on Billet Road, E17.

Officers attended, along with the London Ambulance Service and the London’s Air Ambulance, and found a boy with stab injuries to his neck and leg.

He was taken to hospital and his condition is unknown at this stage.

One resident who lives close to the scene suggested that the boy was stabbed in the neck twice.

They posted on social media: “It was a stabbing outside Co-op. Young lad stabbed twice in the neck apparently.

“I live right opposite.”

A second passerby explained they saw an air ambulance land near Co-op on Billet Road before seeing it take off again 45 minutes later.

A Section 60 search authority has been implemented as police are investigating the stabbing.

The powers will cover the whole E17 postcode area between 4pm on March 29 through to 4pm on March 30.

At this early stage there have been no arrests. Anybody with information is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 4699/29Mar.