hree people were rushed to hospital just minutes into the New Year after stabbings in central London.
Police and paramedics were scrambled to the scene in the Edgware Road shortly after midnight on Friday.
Two men were discovered at the scene suffering knife wounds and a woman was found nearby with a head injury after being struck by a bottle.
All three were rushed to hospital. Police later said their conditions were “not life-threatening or life-changing”.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “Police were contacted by London Fire Brigade at 00.32 on Friday, 1 January to reports of a stabbing on Edgware Road.
“Officers attended the scene, with the London Ambulance Service and HEMs.
“Two males were identified with stab injuries.
“Both men, aged 19 and 18, were taken to hospital. Their conditions are not life-threatening or life-changing.
“A 17-year-old girl was also located at the scene suffering with a head injury after being struck with a bottle. Her condition is not life-threatening or life-changing.
“Enquiries continue to establish whether the incidents are linked.”
He said a male had been arrested on suspicion of common assault and taken into custody. A woman has been arrested on suspicion of GBH and also detained.