Woman held after man stabbed in north London

Highbury and Islington station Image copyright Google
Image caption Police and the ambulance service were called to Highbury and Islington station on Saturday

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed outside a north London station.

The victim was found injured following reports of a stabbing outside Highbury and Islington station at about 22:25 BST on Saturday.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment. Details of his condition are yet to be released.

A women was arrested close the scene on suspicion of attempted murder, a Met Police spokesman said.

An extra 300 officers are being deployed in areas of London over the weekend after a spate of violent crime.

Six people have been killed in shootings and stabbings in London in the past seven days with the Met opening 55 murder investigations this year.

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