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UPDATED High Holborn under Police lock down following vicious attack

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Police and Paramedics have been called  in the early hours of Sunday morning to a victim of a stabbing  attack.

The vicious assault that took place on  Red Lion Street  near to Gray’s Inn Road in High Holborn in the early hours of Sunday.

 

A large cordon has been put in place and local diversion route for traffic and buses has been put in place whilst an investigation takes place.

Drivers are being advised  seek  alternative route

 

Police were alerted by London Ambulance Service at approximately 3.15am on Sunday, 2 August that two men had self-presented at a south London hospital with stab wounds.

A 34-year-old man is in hospital in a life-threatening condition.

The other man, 27-year-old, is not believed to have sustained life-threatening injuries.

The two men are believed to have sustained their injuries during a fight on High Holborn, a crime scene remains in place.

At approximately 3.30am  that same day, officers stopped on Clerkenwell Road after seeing a car parked with its hazard lights on.

In the car were two 25 year-old-men with stab injuries. Officers provided first aid until LAS arrived and the two men were taken to hospital.

One man has since been discharged for hospital and has been arrested on suspicion of GBH and is currently in custody.

The other man remains in hospital in a life-threatening condition

The investigation is in its early stages, however these incidents are currently being treated as linked and originating from the fight on High Holborn.