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Teens held after market stall holder stabbed in Upton Park

A market stall holder is in a critical condition after he was stabbed during a row over mobile phones.

The Metropolitan Police said the man, who ran a phone stall in Queen's Market in Green Street, Upton Park, was attacked when he confronted a group.

The 29-year-old was stabbed during an ensuing struggle.

Three boys, two aged 14 and a 16 year old, were arrested after the incident on Sunday. All three remain in custody at an east London police station.

The victim was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Det Sgt John Kirby has appealed for witnesses.

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