1 dead, 2 injured, 5 arrested following a big fight at The Street, Westfield Stratford

1 dead, 2 injured, 5 arrested following a big fight at The Street, Westfield Stratford

London : United Kingdom | Jun 30, 2012 at 3:27 AM PDT
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Gang Fight Westfield Stratford City near Olympic Village East London

On Friday, a large fight broke at shopping centre at Westfield Stratford near the Olympic site; the incident left 1 person dead while 2 others injured. The death victim, 24, was yet to be named; he was stabbed to death, said Scotland Yard. Following the incident, at least 5 people were taken into custody.

According to the details, the incident occurred at around 4:24 p.m. when police were called on June 29 following reports of a severe fight. The big fight broke on the ground floor in ‘The Street’ and according to reports; several males were involved.

A London Ambulance Service vehicle could also be seen attending the scene and the paramedics pronounced a man in his 20s, dead at the scene. It is learned that he was knifed by one of the several men fighting.

According to Scotland Yard, the two other males injured in the incident, suffered minor injuries. ‘The Street’ happens to be one of the busiest areas of the said shopping centre. At least five suspects in custody were being questioned by the detectives in connection with the murder, taking place just yards from the Olympic Park.

Further, the persons arrested aged between 20 and 23 and following their arrests, the detectives appealed all the shoppers or others witnessing the incident to come forward; if they had any information.

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The Street, east London
In this shopping centre called The Street, one person was stabbed to death while two ended up injured Friday.
NadeemIftekhar is based in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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