Argos shoppers left terrified by blood-covered boy

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Argos shoppers left terrified by blood-covered boy
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Argos shoppers were left terrified after a blood-covered boy left a London store.

A 16-year-old boy covered in blood reportedly left an Argos store in London. The teenager is believed to have been stabbed during a row over an e-scooter.

The shocking incident reportedly happened at a retail park in Dagenham. According to reports, shoppers were terrified as they saw a schoolboy leave the Argos Extra store at the Merrielands Retail Park.

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Paramedics and police rushed to the scene of the incident. Police received a call shortly before 6pm on Monday, October 25. Paramedics treated the teenager. He was then taken to hospital.

A shop worker from nearby told The Sun: “A security guard from B&M came out of Argos with his hands covered in blood as he tried to help him.

“He did the best he could.”


A spokesperson for the Met police commented: “Police were called to Merrielands Crescent, Dagenham, at 5.45pm on Monday, October 25 by London Ambulance Service to reports of stabbing.

“Officers attended and a 16-year-old boy was found with stab wounds.

“He was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to hospital. His condition is not life-threatening or life-changing.”


An Argos spokesperson confirmed that the store has now reopened. The spokesperson said: “We can confirm that our Argos Merrielands store closed early yesterday evening following an incident.

“The store reopened as usual this morning.”


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Alex Glenn is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News. Formerly she worked in the NHS for 15 years until relocating to Spain in 2018. She loves the Spanish lifestyle, language and culture and spent several years learning Spanish before moving to Spain for a better quality of life. She has made her home in the mountains in Almeria, where she loves being part of a rural community that has a mix of both expats and Spanish residents. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading and exploring the area where she lives.

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