Liverpool Street cordoned off amid reports of ‘four people stabbed’

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Police have descended on a “major incident” near Liverpool Street Station amid reports of four people being stabbed.

London Ambulance Service is also present at the incident, where it is believed multiple people are injured.

Emergency services are yet to confirm the exact nature of the call but witnesses told My London someone was trying to steal a bike when a fight broke out.

This reportedly led to people getting injured.

City of London Police tweeted: “We are aware of an incident this morning on #Bishopsgate. Our officers are at the scene and @Ldn_Ambulance are in attendance. A cordon is currently in place.”

Express.co.uk has contacted the force for more information.

A man since tweeted: “Four people randomly stabbed on Bishopsgate, London.”

Another witness said on Twitter the incident happened “less than 200 metres from the City of London police station” and “went on for two minutes”.

A cordon remains in place on Bishopsgate, which runs through City of London. It was one of the eastern gates in London’s former defensive wall.

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