Hyde Park machete carnage: Man is rushed to hospital with stab wounds after gang armed with foot-long knives attacked him in front of screaming onlookers in London beauty spot
- Police are searching for a group of youths after a man was stabbed in Hyde Park
- The victim was attacked by the mob around 9pm before the arrival of police
- London Ambulance Service rushed the victim to hospital for urgent treatment
These are the shocking scenes as a man is stabbed with a foot-long knife in London’s Hyde Park.
Footage of the incident shows a number of young men carrying large blades, chasing the victim, knocking him to the ground and attacking him.
One person can be heard shouting ‘there’s a knife, there’s a knife’.
This is the shocking scene as a man was stabbed at 9pm yesterday in Hyde Park in London
One man has been stabbed following a fight in Hyde Park at 9pm. The victim has been rushed to hospital for treatment
Police cordoned off an area of the park ahead of a forensic examination of the scene
Police confirmed at this stage they have not made any arrests following last night’s incident
The incident happened at 9pm and the man was rushed to hospital where police are awaiting an update on his condition.
Officers are appealing for the public’s help in trying to identify the attackers.
A Scotland Yard spokesman said: ‘Police were called at 21:00hrs on Tuesday 1 June to reports of an assault in Hyde Park.
‘Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended. They found a male suffering from stab injuries.
‘He has been taken to hospital for treatment; we await an update on his condition.’
The MPS Westminster Twitter account added: ‘Officers remain in Hyde Park following a stabbing earlier this evening. We await an update on the victim’s injuries.
‘At this early stage there have been no arrests and enquiries are ongoing.’
Shocking footage showed a group of people attacking a man. One person