As several ambulances and police vehicles sped to a scene on Bishopsgate, a massive emergency reaction was observed outside the tallest skyscraper in the City of London, close to Liverpool Street Station.
Four police cars and four ambulances were seen on the road beside the 22 Bishopsgate tower in footage posted on social media.
It is the most recent event amid a plague of stabbings and knife crimes plaguing London and the rest of the UK.
We are aware of an incident that occurred on Bishopsgate this morning, according to City of London police.
Officers were called to the location at 9.51am after receiving reports of three stabbings and one person being shoved to the ground on Bishopsgate at 9.46am.
The present issue is not being considered to be connected to terrorism.
“We are considering this event as a possible robbery.” The inquiries continue.
As of right now, MailOnline is aware of no arrests.
We were alerted to reports of a stabbing in Bishopsgate at 9:52 am today, according to a tweet from London Ambulance.
Three ambulance crews, two advance paramedics, two incident response police, and our Tactical Response Unit were among the resources we provided.
Four patients were treated by our personnel. Three were admitted to the hospital, and one was released.
Although the precise reason for the event is still unknown, internet sources imply that a dispute over an attempted theft may have been the catalyst.
Two individuals were reportedly seen by witnesses attempting to take a phone while riding electric bikes and wearing balaclavas.
Just before 10 am, bystanders intervened to halt a theft outside the spectacular 22 Bishopsgate skyscraper, the highest structure in the City of London.
Insurance companies Hiscox and Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Limited, as well as legal firms like Cooley LLP and Covington & Burling LLP, are among the businesses housed under the structure.
Terrorism has thus far been ruled out by police.
A press agency told how a City of London employee made an emergency call for assistance after two motorbike mugging gang members stole his phone.
53-year-old Sayeed Dukanwala told MailOnline: “Shouting could be heard inside the store.” A guy who was crossing the street reported that his phone had been taken.
Then I saw four or five individuals fighting. There were two lads wearing balaclavas and helmets. Along with them in the battle were other well-dressed individuals. Then I saw a well-dressed guy laying on his back being treated by paramedics.
According to a police source, the event “appears to be an attempted phone grab.” MailOnline.
Three bystanders who interfered suffered injuries.
“Two people were slashed and one was stabbed.”
Their wounds, nevertheless, are not life-threatening.
There doesn’t seem to be a connection to terrorism, he continued.
The Metro quoted Andrea Silva as saying, “I did not witness anything happen. Observing from a bus.
The victims were concealed by a white screen, although there was some blood visible.
Many paramedics are tending to a patient on the floor. That is all I noticed.
The Evening Standard was informed by a second eyewitness that fatalities were “hidden behind a white screen.”
As the patients were being taken to the hospital, pictures from the scene reveal abandoned London Ambulance medical kits.
‘Just witnessed maybe four critically wounded persons on the side of the road near Bishopsgate travelling past on the bus,’ another user said.
According to reports, the confrontation lasted for around two minutes and happened not far from a police station.
Nickie Aiken, a local MP, expressed her concern after the Bishopsgate incident. For updates, I’m in touch with City Police.
All those affected, particularly the first responders, are in my thoughts.
Numerous horrible stabbings have occurred in England in recent weeks, including this most recent one. In the wee hours of Tuesday, a 14-year-old boy was fatally stabbed in Gateshead.
As a “shy” six-year-old, talented player Tomasz Oleszak left Poland for the UK in search of “a better life.”
Tomasz, who spent much of his youth on the Springwell estate with his mother Kamila Wisniewska and his baby brother, was referred to by those who knew him as “a friend to so many.”
We’re updating this story.