Woman held after man stabbed in north London

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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.

Source : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43686644