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Man stabbed and after ‘domestic violence’ incident in Islington

'At this very early stage, the matter is being treated as a domestic incident with no other persons believed involved.'

28 May, 2020 — By Calum Fraser

Credit: Samir Jeraj

A man has been stabbed and a woman was taken to hospital with what police initially described as life-threatening injuries after a suspected incident of domestic violence.

Police were called by paramedics at about 8:30pm last night (Wednesday) to a home in Southgate Road, close to the De Beauvoir estate on the border with Hackney.

A man and a woman, both believed to be aged in their 70s, were found and both have been taken to hospital.

The woman was unresponsive. She was initially thought to have been stabbed, but it is now confirmed she had not been. Her condition was being treated as life-threatening, but is now being reported as stable.

The man had suffered stab injuries. These are not believed to be life-threatening.

There have been no arrests.

A spokesman for the police said: “At this very early stage, the matter is being treated as a domestic incident with no other persons believed involved. Extensive inquiries into the circumstances continue.”

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