Canonbury stabbing: Man fighting for life and woman arrested after knife attack on north London estate

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing on an estate in north London left a man fighting for life.

Emergency services were scrambled to the Dover Court Estate in Canonbury shortly after 2am on Monday.

Police officers, paramedics and London’s Air Ambulance all attended the scene at Westcliffe House in Baxter Road.

The man, aged 29, was rushed to an east London hospital where he remains a critical condition, Scotland Yard said.

The woman, aged 22, was also taken to hospital but her injuries are not believed to be as serious.

A spokesman for the Met Police said: “Next of kin are aware. A 22-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

“She was taken to north London hospital – her condition is not life threatening. Enquiries continue.”

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