Teenager stabbed to death in east London

Abbey Road, Barking
Image caption Police were called to Abbey Road in Barking on Saturday night

A teenager has been stabbed to death in east London.

Police were called to Abbey Road, Barking, which borders Barking Abbey Grounds, at about 22:10 GMT on Saturday.

The 19-year-old was treated by paramedics but was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

No arrests have been made and police are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Metropolitan Police.

There have been at least 12 fatal stabbings in the capital since the start of the year, according to the Met.

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