A 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death on Easter Monday.

Emergency services were called shortly after 9pm yesterday (Sunday, April 10) to reports of a stabbing in Longshaw Road, Chingford, at the junction with Arbor Road.

A 17-year-old was found with a stab wound. 

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Despite the efforts of members of the public and the emergency services, the boy died at the scene.

No arrests have been made and an investigation is underway.

A spokesperson for the Met Police said: "(The boy's) next of kin have been have been informed.

"An investigation is under way and enquiries are ongoing.

"No arrests have been made."

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The London Ambulance Service was called at 9.05pm and sent an ambulance crew, medics in two fast response cars, an incident response officer and a clinical team manager.

It also dispatched a trauma team from London’s Air Ambulance, which consisted of a paramedic and a doctor in a car.

A spokesperson added: "Sadly, despite the best efforts of our crews, a person was pronounced dead at the scene."

Any witnesses are asked to tweet @MetCC or call 101 quoting CAD 6358/10Apr. 

To remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.