Bishopsgate stabbing: Bloodbath as three people attacked near London Liverpool Street Station

Bloodbath in the City of London: Three people are stabbed near Liverpool Street Station in shocking broad daylight attack

  • City of London Police says it is aware of an ‘incident’ on Bishopsgate today
  • Three people have been stabbed and one further person pushed to the ground 
  • Eyewitness reports say multiple people have been injured and were ‘on the floor’

Three people have been stabbed and a further one person injured after being ‘pushed to the floor’ in a bloodbath on the streets of central London this morning. 

A mass emergency response has been seen near Liverpool Street Station in as multiple ambulances and police cars rushed to a scene on Bishopsgate.

Footage on social media showed four police vehicles and four ambulance vehicles on the road by the 22 Bishopsgate skyscraper. 

The City of London police said: ‘We are aware of an incident this morning on Bishopsgate. 

Reports on social media suggest that four people have been stabbed on Bishopsgate in central London

Reports on social media suggest that four people have been stabbed on Bishopsgate in central London

Pictures from the scene show police and paramedics at work as a large area is cordoned off

Pictures from the scene show police and paramedics at work as a large area is cordoned off

Images online showed a large police and ambulance response to the incident

Images online showed a large police and ambulance response to the incident

‘Our officers are at the scene and London Ambulance are in attendance. A cordon is currently in place.’

They later said: ‘We received reports of three stabbings and a person pushed to the floor on Bishopsgate at 9.46am and officers arrived at the scene at 9.51am. 

‘Three victims were taken by LAS to a nearby hospital to be treated. 

‘This is an ongoing situation, but is not being treated as terror-related.’ 

No arrests have been made at this time, MailOnline understands. 

The exact cause of the incident remains unclear but reports online suggest it could have been triggered by a row over an attempted bike theft. 

Andrea Silva told The Metro: ‘I did not see it happen. I saw from a bus.

‘There was a fair amount of blood visible but the casualties were behind a white screen.

‘Lots of paramedics over someone on the floor.

‘That is all I saw.’

A second eyewitness told the Evening Standard that casualties were ‘hidden behind a white screen.’ 

Another tweeted: ‘Just saw about four badly injured people on the side in the road by Bishopsgate going by on the bus.’

Reports say the incident lasted around two minutes and took place just a few hundred metres from a police station.

Local MP Nickie Aiken said: ‘Concerned to learn of the incident in Bishopsgate. I’m in contact with City Police for updates. 

‘My thoughts are with all those involved including the first responders.’

This story is being updated. 

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