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Man stabbed at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

Part of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre was cordoned off by police on Saturday evening as officers investigated a stabbing.

Police cordon at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Police cordon at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

The incident centred on Ladbrokes bookmakers on the upper level of the shopping centre.

A New Scotland Yard spokesman told the SE1 website that police were called at approximately 5.20pm to reports of a man found with stab injuries at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Sentre.

"Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and a man, aged 23, was taken to a south London hospital for treatment to stab injuries," said the spokesman.

"He remains there in a critical condition."

No-one has yet been arrested in connection with the incident.

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