Tuesday, 28 August 2018

One stabbed, 69 weapons seized and 370 arrested at Notting Hill Carnival

Police made more than 370 arrests at Notting Hill Carnival over the bank holiday weekend. Monday night was ‘marred’ by the only stabbing of the event, with a male receiving non-life-threatening injuries at around 8.10pm in Ladbroke Grove. Scotland Yard said 30 officers were injured ‘in the line of duty’.

As of 10.15pm on Monday, the Metropolitan Police said it made 240 arrests on the bank holiday and 133 on Sunday, which included 10 made by the British Transport Police (BTP).

A further 12 arrests were carried out by BTP on Monday.
Officers detained 156 people on drugs offences, 69 on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and nine on suspicion of sexual offences.
Among the items seized were knives, a metal pole and a taser.






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