Two in hospital after stabbing during burglary

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The incident happened at around 5am on Wednesday in Barking, east London, police say.

Two people have been stabbed in an aggravated burglary in east London.

The victims were attacked during the raid at around 5am on Wednesday and taken to hospital, police said.

According to the Metropolitan Police Twitter account @MPSBarkDag a gun was also found.

Their tweet said: “Police are on scene in Farr Avenue, Barking following an aggravated burglary just before 5am.

“Two victims were stabbed during the incident and are currently at an east London hospital.

“A firearm has also been recovered. No arrests have been made & a crime scene remains in place.”

The victims were a 22-year-old woman, who was stabbed in the hand, and a 27-year-old man, who was knifed in the arm, police said.

Their conditions are not life-threatening.

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