An unnamed 16-year old teenage boy has been stabbed to death in a birthday party in Woodford, East London. The attack took place on Saturday evening (9th Jan), and the teenager was taken by ambulance to hospital but he later died.

It has been reported that the teenager had a confrontation with at least four other youths at his friend’s birthday party.

There are claims that one of these youths stabbed the teenager before all of them started running in the direction of Chigwell road.

A post- mortem examination is to be held on Monday and it is said that this incident has been the most fatal stabbing in London in 2016 so far.

At this stage, no arrests have been made.

Anyone with any information should contact Crimestoppers on : 0800 555 111