A SCHOOLGIRL was rushed to hospital after having her throat slashed in broad daylight.
The 14-year-old girl was stabbed at around 3pm this afternoon in Ilford, East London.
The teenager was attacked on a residential street in broad daylight[/caption]
Police have launched an investigation after the girl was attacked[/caption]
Emergency services rushed to the scene on a residential street and cops launched an investigation.
The teenager’s injuries are not thought to be life threatening and a woman has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Detectives remain on the scene of the incident with forensics scouring the scene for evidence.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “Police were called at 15:00hrs on Monday, 6 September to Eynsford Road, junction with Green Lane, Ilford, to reports of a stabbing.
“Officers attended with LAS and found a 14-year-old suffering from a laceration to her neck.
“Her condition at this time is not thought to be life-threatening.
“Officers arrested another female on suspicion of GBH with intent and have taken her into custody.
“A crime scene is in place and enquiries are ongoing.”
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A London Ambulance Service spokesperson added: “We were called at 3:01pm today to reports of a stabbing on Eynsford Road, Ilford.
“We sent a number of resources to the scene including an ambulance crew, a medic in a car, an incident response officer and London’s Air Ambulance.
“We treated a teenage girl at the scene and took her to a major trauma centre.”
Emergency services have confirmed that the girl’s injuries were not life threatening[/caption]
Officers were called at around 3pm today[/caption]