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Everything we know as man with sword arrested and five in hospital

Everything we know as man with sword arrested and five in hospital

A 14-year-old boy was killed and four others were hospitalised on Tuesday morning after a man wielding a sword launched an attack near a north east London tube station, police have said. Emergency services were called to the scene shortly before 7am to reports that a car had driven into a house and that several people had been stabbed near Hainault station. The force said the suspect is understood to have gone on to attack other members of the public and two police officers. Four people remain in hospital with injuries believed not to be life-threatening. Both police officers will require surgery, the Metropolitan Police said. Pictures showed a man a knife as one man spoke of how the suspect was involved in a stand-off with police in an alleyway in the Thurlow Gardens area. A 36-year-old man has been arrested and police said they were not looking for further suspects. Here’s everything we know so far about the Hainault tube station stabbing: (Getty Images) How did the incident unfold? The Metropolitan Police said officers …