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Police make statement on stabbed Hammers fan

hemsMetropolitan Police have confirmed a 35-year-old male believed to be a West Ham supporter was stabbed in the abdomen around White Hart Lane one hour before kick-off in a statement this evening.

The statement says: “Police are called at approximately 15:00hrs on Sunday, 22 November, to reports of a stabbing in White Hart Lane at the junction with Tottenham High Road. Officers and London Ambulance and London’s Air Ambulance attended and found a 35-year-old man with a stab wound to his abdomen. He was taken to an east London hospital where he remains in a stable condition.”

The injured fan remains in the Royal London hospital having sustained minor injuries. The police have recovered a blade at the scene. Both clubs are now working with the police to identify those responsible.

The police statement also commented on the reports of a 14 year old being stabbed: “Detectives are aware of reports that a 14-year-old boy had also been stabbed within the vicinity of White Hart Lane. At this stage we have yet to receive a report of this nature and detectives are investigating only one reported stabbing. We await details as to whether anyone has self presented at hospital with injuries consistent with being stabbed.”

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I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter